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VC397   Frederick Corbett

BORN   1851

DIED   25 September 1912  AGE   61

VC Won  5 August 1882   AGE   31

Place VC Won   Kafr Dowar, Egypt

War/Campaign  Arabi Pasha Rebellion

Name   Frederick Corbett   No.    

VC Issue No.   397   Awards   VC (forfeited 30 July 1884)   

Regiment   King's Royal Rifle Corps, 3rd Battalion

Later   Royal Green Jackets

Now   2nd and 4th Battalions The Rifles

Rank VC Won   Private

Rank End Of Career   Private

Place Of Birth   Camberwell, London, England

Place Of Death   Maldon Workhouse Infirmary, Essex, England

Buried/Location Ashes   London Road Cemetery, London Road, Maldon, Essex


Date Buried/Cremated   30 September 1912

Headstone   Headstone   Plot/Grave no.   Row 4 (North/ South), Grave 2137 (No. 77 East/West)

Gazetted   16 February 1883

VC Presented   2 March 1883 by the Commander in Chief of Gibraltar, Lord Napier at Cairo, Egypt


P  Headstone, London Road Cemetery, London Road, Maldon, Essex

By The Way…

Headstone erected on 16 April 2004 by The Celer et Audax Club (Officers' Club of the King's Royal Rifle Corps)

VC Held By

Royal Green Jackets Museum, Peninsular Barracks, Romsey Road, Winchester, Hampshire, England



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