Regiment : 20th Company Machine Gun Corps (Infantry). Formerly 25286, Royal Berkshire Regiment.
Service number : 45902
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : 9th April 1917 aged 32
Buried : Roclincourt Military Cemetery, France, Grave III. A. 4.
Relatives : Husband of Eleanor Mary Corbett, 17 Southleigh Rd., Clifton, Bristol
Memorial : Areley Kings War Memorial
Also appears on : Areley Kings St Bartholomew's Church WW1 Memorial. Areley Kings School. Stourport Loyal Stanley Baldwin Lodge of Oddfellows.
Credits : Researched by Adrian Carter. Cathedral roll of honour books researched by Sandra Taylor.
Appears in the Worcester/Worcestershire Roll of Honour Book for army casualties located in Worcester Cathedral.
Alfred Corbett is one of four brothers serving, one has been killed and another has been taken prisoner.
Sources for additional information: Kidderminster Times 26th May 1917, Kidderminster Times 2nd June 1917.
The 20th Company Machine Gun Corps were involved from the 14th March to 5th April 1917 in operations during the German retreat to the Hindenberg Line.