Lt Col Edwin Christian Corbyn

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Reference WMO/265979


The Royal Memorial Chapel

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Royal Military Acadamy Sandhurst


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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Seating
  • Timber Oak
Lettering: Incised
  • 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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