MERRILL'S MARAUDERS Corbett, William Alexander

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By Anthony Deane-Drummond

John Robertson

Administrator
Staff member
  • SURNAME
Corbett
  • FORENAME
William Alexander
  • UNIT
  • RANK
First Lieutenant
  • NUMBER
0-523960
  • AWARD
Bronze Star,Purple Heart
  • PLACE
Burma 1944
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
from Chicago,Cook County,Illinois
born 14.2.1922 Chicago,Illinois
son of Albert Sullenberger and Dora Winifred (nee Goodwin) Corbett
attended Coe College
Infantry officer 1944
trained Chinese Army
Marauders
WIA 30.7.1944 near Myitkyina,Burma
stockbroker,Hornblower and Weeks,Chicago 1946-63
cattle rancher,Arkansas 1965-73
resident manager,Hornblower and Weeks-Hemphill,Noyes (San Diego,California)
own real estate business,W.A. Corbett and Associates
married Letha Mae Taylor 8.12.1944 (4 daughters Linda,Louise,Jean and Joan)
died 4.3.2015 Pinehurst,North Carolina
 
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