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Old Boys who gave the ultimate sacrifice in the Great War.

Lieutenant Henry Maurice Corbold ’15

Died: August 28, 1916

Lieut. H. Maurice Corbold died on Aug. 28th, 1916, at Roisel, Northern France, and was buried in the cemetery there at the age of 19.

Lieut. Corbold was the son of Mr. C. E. Corbold, manager of the Canada National Fire Insurance Co., and was at UCC from 1910-1915, leaving to join the Flying Corps. He sailed for England in December, 191 5, and went to France in the following July.

In the evening of Aug. 27th, eleven aviators, including Lieut. Corbold, started on a bombing expedition over the German lines. A terrific storm came on, and when they returned five of the number were missing, amongst whom was Lieut. Corbold.

College Times (Summer 1916) pg. 6


More information about Lieutenant Henry Maurice Corbold ’15 can be found at:

Upper Canada Roll of Service 1914-1919

Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Canada At War

Canadian Great War Project

National Archives (UK)