Friday, April 17, 2015

Frederick William Corbett

Port Coquitlam Honour Roll
Frederick "Fred" William Corbett   Cpl. 6th Field Company, C.E.F. 11th Canadian Engineers  503130   Fred signed his attestation papers on the 31st of January 1916 at Vancouver, B.C., he listed is occupation as driver , and he was living in Deroche, B.C.
       He was born on the 3rd of June 1899 at Toronto, Ontario.  Fred was demobilized on the 17th of June 1919, and he moved to 419-4th Street in New Westminster, B.C.  He served his country long enough to earn his Class “A” War Service badge.
His parents: Thomas Corbett  ( 1856 – 1923 )   and Annie Mary Marion
See the entry of his brother, Rudolph Robert Corbett for some details about  Fred’s siblings.
Fred was married to Shirley Lena Huggard ( 1894 – 1966
They had at least one son:  Kenneth "Ken" Huggard Corbett ( 1923 – 1978 )

Frederick William Corbett died on the 24th of May 1962 at Essondale, he is buried in the Fraser Cemetery, in New Westminster. His death certificate states that he retired in 1948, and that he had been practicing mixed farming since 1918 

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