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 [decorative delimiter] Class of 1915

Vol. VI

(Born Ohio)

Herbert R. Corbin

(Ap'd Ohio)


(Herbert Robison Corbin, Born Dec. 28, 1889, Dayton, OH.a

Military History. — Cadet at the Military Academy, June 14, 1911, to June 12, 1915, when he was graduated and promoted in the Army to

Additional Second Lieut., Coast Artillery Corps.

Served: At Fort Monroe, Va., with company, Sept. 11, 1915, to April 17, 1916; at Fort Oglethorpe, Ga., with company, at Instruction Camp, April 19 to

(First Lieut., Coast Artillery Corps, July 1, 1916)

July 5, 1916; at Tobyhanna, Pa., with company, July 8 to Sept. 14, 1916; at Fort Monroe, Va., with company, to Jan. 8, 1917; at Fort Rodman, Mass., Jan. 10 to

(Captain, 12th Field Artillery, May 15, 1917)

July 1, 1917; en route to Philippines, July 5 to Aug. 2, 1917; at Manila, P. I., Aide-de‑Camp to General Indicates a West Point graduate and gives his Class.C. P. Townsley, Aug. 3 to 11, 1917; en route to U. S., Aug. 12 to Sept. 26, 1917; at Fort Myer, Va., with regiment, Oct. 15 to Dec. 17, 1917; en route to France, Dec. 18, 1917, to Jan. 26, 1918; in France with regiment, to May 3, 1918; en route to U. S., May 4, 1918; at Camp Doniphan, Oklahoma, at Field Artillery Firing Center, May 29, to

(Major of Field Artillery, National Army, July 3, 1918)

 p1775  Died, Oct. 19, 1918, at Fort Sill, Oklahoma: Aged 28.

Portrait and obituary in Annual Report, Association of Graduates, for 1919.

Buried, Woodland Cemetery, Dayton, OH.

Thayer's Note:

a Maj. Corbin's birthplace is from his AOG obituary.

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