Dedicated to the memory of all the men and women of the Bridgnorth area who died during the two World Wars.
Frank Harvey Corbett was born at Knaphill, Woking, Surrey in 1882. He was the son of Richard Corbett, an army officer, and his wife Susan. When he left school Frank moved to Barrow-in-Furness as an apprentice shipbuilder. He married Ida Hardcastle in 1917. The couple lived at Toft Cottage, Dunchurch, Rugby. At the time of Frank's death, his parents were living at Stableford.
Frank was commisioned as a Lieutenant in the Royal Field Artillery in January 1915. He went to France in September 1915. At the time of his death he was serving as a Major with "B" Battery of the 75th Brigade. He was killed in action on the 5th May, 1918 and is buried in Bienvillers Military Cemetery.
Major Frank Harvey Corbett MC, RFA, was awarded the Victory and British Medals and the 1915 Star.
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