Thomas Corfield enlisted in the artillery and was attached as a Driver to the 5th Brigade Ammunition Column of the Royal Horse Artillery. The 5th Brigade was in the 2nd Division which was engaged in almost every phase of the 1918 battles. In the Advance to Victory it was at Bapaume on the 21st August, the Battles of the Hindenburg Line in September and the Battle of the Selle from 23-25 October. Driver Corfield could have been wounded in any of these phases of the campaign and then sent home to a military hospital at Pontypool. He died after victory had been achieved on the 18th November 1918 and is buried at Pontypool (Panteg) Cemetery (B 502) and commemorated on the Stourbridge, St. Thomas's church and Methodist church Memorials.
Mary Stevens Park, Stourbridge, West Midlands, United Kingdom
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