Robert Archibald CORBETT

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CORBETT, Robert Archibald

Service Numbers: 427851, V65904
Enlisted: 28 January 1941
Last Rank: Flight Sergeant
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Ballarat, Victoria, Australia, 27 July 1922
Home Town: Footscray, Maribyrnong, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Accidental (Flying Accident), Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, 10 September 1944, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Oxford (Botley) Cemetery, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom
Oxford (Botley) Cemetery, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Flight Sergeant, SN 427851
28 Jan 1941: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN V65904
7 Oct 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Sergeant, SN 427851

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Flight Sergeant Robert Archibald Corbett 427851 RAAF and Sergeant John Brown Jubb 1596573 RAF of Number 2 Radio School based at RAF Yatesbury were killed when Percival Proctor DX191 crashed in Gloucestershire, England

FSGT Corbett trained in Australia, Canada and England under the Empire Air Training Scheme (EATS)