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CorbettR EMajorSource: QSA medal roll in WO100/277Uitenhage Volunteer Rifles
CorbettRobert de la CourSurgeon MajorCORBETT, ROBERT DE LA COUR, Surgeon Major, was born at Innishannon, County Cork, Ireland, on 1 July 1844, fourth son of Richard Corbett, MD, and Mary de la Cour, eldest daughter of Captain W H Herrick, Royal Navy.  He was educated privately, and at Queen's College, Cork, and Trinity College, Dublin (MD, FRCS), and became Assistant Surgeon, Army Medical Department, in 1867.  In 1879 he became Surgeon Major.  He served during the Burmese War, 1885-87, in charge of No 5 Field Hospital; was Senior Medical Officer with the Bhamo Expeditionary Force, and Acting Principal Medical Officer, Upper Burma Field Force.  For his services during the Burmese War he was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 2 September 1887] He was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 25 November 1887]: "Robert de la Cour Corbett, Surgeon Major, MS.  For operations in Burma".  In 1887 he became Surgeon Lieutenant Colonel; in 1893 Brigade Surgeon Lieutenant Colonel, and in 1898, Colonel, Royal Army Medical Corps.  He was PMO, Oudh and Rohilkhand District, North-Western Provinces, India.  Colonel Corbett married Harriet Lucie, eldest daughter of Robert Gregg, of Cork.  He died 24 March 1904.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
Army Medical Service
CorbettSSource: WO100/281Grahamstown Volunteers
CorbettSSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsCape Town Highlanders
CorbettSamuel81Private1st RPR
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Railway Pioneer Regiment
CorbettSamuel81Source: Attestation papers. See image on this site.Railway Pioneer Regiment
CorbettSyaney M2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA rolls
Imperial Light Horse
CorbettSydney MillardTrooperServed 22 Jan 02 to 15 Jul 02. Special Sqd,Disbt
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Steinaecker's Horse
CorbettSydney Millard53TrooperServed in 2nd KFS. Joined Durban 1 Jul 01 Discharged 8 Jan 02 time expired
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Kitchener's Fighting Scouts
CorbettSydney Millard1348 and 110Trooper2nd Battalion
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Imperial Light Horse
CorbettT3rd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
(King's) Liverpool Regiment
CorbettT5062PrivateKilled in action. Bellevue, near Winburg, 28 December 1901
1st Battalion. 5 Ml. Alias Townsley
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
Royal Irish Regiment
CorbettT5062PrivateKilled in action. Mexico, ORC, 27 January 1902
1st Battalion. 5 Ml. Alias Townsley
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
Royal Irish Regiment
CorbettT157TrooperKilled in action. Roodepoort, 28 May 1900
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
Eastern Province Horse
CorbettT5062Private1st Battalion
Demise: Killed in action 27 Jan 1902
Place: Winburg Nr, Mexico
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
Royal Irish Regiment
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