1LT John Richard Corbett

1LT John Richard Corbett

Death 20 Jul 1943 (aged 24)
Solomon Islands
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Sec: 34, Site: 1337
Memorial ID 49170757 · View Source
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Son of John T. Corbett who resided in the District Of Columbia.

John served as a First Lieutenant, 4th Marine Raider Battalion, U.S. Marine Corps during World War II.

He resided in the District Of Columbia prior to the war.

John was "Killed In Action" in New Guinea during the war.

He was awarded the "Distinguished Service Cross" and the Purple Heart.

He was originally interred on New Georgia Island and was later repatriated here on February 17, 1949.

Service # O-9317

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

Special thanks to: John C. Anderson
for submitting this record for bio updates!

Gravesite Details 1ST LT USMC 4TH MAR RAIDER BN

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  • Created by: John C. Anderson
  • Added: 5 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49170757
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 1LT John Richard Corbett (5 Oct 1918–20 Jul 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49170757, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by John C. Anderson (contributor 47208015) .