Patrick Timothy CORBOY


CORBOY, Patrick Timothy

Service Numbers: 2393, 2393A
Enlisted: 24 May 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 46th Infantry Battalion
Born: Cobram, Victoria, Australia, May 1898
Home Town: Mulwala, Corowa Shire, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in action, France, 3 April 1918
Cemetery: Millencourt Communal Cemetery Extension
Row B, Grave No. 54
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Corowa War Memorial, Mulwala War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

24 May 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2393, 46th Infantry Battalion
7 Sep 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2393, 46th Infantry Battalion
7 Sep 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2393, 46th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Port Sydney, Melbourne
3 Apr 1918: Involvement Private, SN 2393A, 46th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Stephen Brooks

Patrick Timothy Corboy was wounded in action 18 August 1917, near Messines. He retuned to his unit 4 weeks later. He was killed in action near Albert, France.

His brother 2394 Pte Thomas Corboy 46th Battalion, returned to Australia, 15 February 1918, blinded by wounds to the face.

Another brother, 1548 Driver John Michael Corboy served with the 8th Light Horse and Artillery and returned to Australia in 1919.