Lt Col Edwin Christian Corbyn

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Reference WMO265979

Address:

The Royal Memorial Chapel

Chapel Square

Royal Military Acadamy Sandhurst

Camberley

GU15 4NR

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Seating
Materials:
  • Timber Oak
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Memorial to Lieutenant Colonel Edwin Christian Corbyn, 18th King George's Own Lancers, Indian Army. Son of Major Edwin C and Margaret Corbyn. Served in India. Promoted to Lieutenant 3 Dec 1894. Husband of Emily Evelyn Corbyn (daughter of Edward Jocelyn Baumgartner), of East Court, Finchampstead, Wokingham, Berks. Married on 23 Mar 1903 in Sialkot, Bengal, India. Killed in action by a shell at Gauche Wood on the Somme aged 44 years. Buried at Heudicourt Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France.
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Edwin C Corbyn, Lieut Colonel, killed at Gauche Wood 1st December 1917 when in command of the Regiment aged 44.

Edwin Christian Corbyn

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