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Clifford Lee Corbin
Major General, United States Army
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Clifford Lee Corbin, Major General, United States Army, was born in 1883, who graduated from West Point in 1905.

He was Assistant Quartermaster General of the Army from 1940 to 1944.  He retired due to disability in 1946 and died in 1966. His wife Emeline Sweeny Corbin (1889-1960) is buried with him.

He is buried in Section 2 of Arlington National Cemetery, adjacent to Henry Clark Corbin, Lieutenant General, United States Army.


Courtesy of Michael T. Stein:

Major General Clifford Lee Corbin

Born February 12, 1883 in Dayton, Ohio
Died January 20, 1966

Cadet US. Military Academy 1901-05
Graduated as No. 4410, Class of 1905

Second Lieutenant 1905 (Coast Artillery)
First Lieutenant 1907
Captain 1916
Major (Temporary) 1917
Lieutenant Colonel (National Army) 1918
Colonel (National Army) 1918
Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army 1929
Colonel, United States Army 1935
Brigadier General (Army of the United States) 1940
Major General (Army of the United States) 1942

Served at Fort Totten (New York) 1905-08
Acting Aide-de-Camp to Major General Frederick D. Grant April-July 1907
Commander, 135th Company (Mine), Coast Artillery Corps, Ft. Totten 1908-10
Served with Provisional Regiment of Coast Artillery, Galveston (Texas) 1910-11
Student Officer, Coast Artillery School 1911-12
Ordnance Officer, Coast Artillery School 1912-13
Served at Ft. Wadsworth (New York) 1913-15
Coast Artillery Defense Ordnance Officer, Ft. Hamilton (New York) 1915
Military Attaché to Chile 1915-17
Adjutant, First Officer´s Training Camp, Ft. McPherson (Georgia) 1917
Instructor of Artillery, Second Officer´s Training Camp, Ft. Myer (Virginia) 1917
Commanding Officer, 4th Field Artillery, Camp Wheeler 1917-18
Brigade Adjutant, 7th Field Artillery Brigade 1918
Commanding Officer, 5th Field Artillery (1st Division) (served at Toul Front, Verdun, Coblenz)
Served with Office of Chief of Construction Division, Army General Staff 1919-20
Student, Army Industrial College 1924-25
Served in the Philippines 1927-29
Commander, Chicago Quartermaster Depot& Commandant, Quartermaster Subsistence School 1929-33
Chief American War Memorials in Europe (Paris) 1933-34
Executive Officer, Supply Division, Office of the Quartermaster General 1934-36
Department Quartermaster, Hawaiian Department 1936-38
Depot Quartermaster, New York General Depot 1938-40
Assistant to the Quartermaster General & Chief of Supply Division 1940-42
Director of Procurement Services, Office of the Quartermaster General 1942-46
Retired November 30, 1946
 Distinguished Service Medal


GENERAL CLIFFORD L. CORBIN, 82, OF QUARTERMASTER DIVISION

WASHINGTON, January 21, 1966 Major General Clifford Lee Corbin, USA, retired, died of pneumonia yesterday at Walter Reed General Hospital. He was 82 years old.

General Corbin, a 1905 graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point, retired in 1946 after more than 40 years of active service.  He had received the Distinguished Service Medal, after serving in the Quartermaster and Procurement Divisions of the Army.

In 1933 he was chief of the American War Memorial and Chief of the American Graves Registration Service in Paris.  A year later he was named Chief of the Procurement Branch in the office of the Quartermaster General.

General Corbin was a native of Vandalia, Ohio.

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CORBIN, CLIFFORD LEE
M/GEN USA
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
DATE OF BIRTH: 02/12/1883
DATE OF DEATH: 01/20/1966
DATE OF INTERMENT: 01/24/1966
BURIED AT: SECTION 2  SITE 857-1
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

CORBIN, EMALINE S W/O CORBIN, CLIFFORD LEE
DATE OF BIRTH: 10/27/1887
DATE OF DEATH: 06/06/1960
DATE OF INTERMENT: 06/09/1960
BURIED AT: SECTION 2  SITE 857-2
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
 WIFE OF CL CORBIN - M/GEN USA



CL Corbin Gravesite PHOTO
Photo By Michael Robert Patterson, 1999
Posted: 6 January 2002  Updated: 8 February 2002 Updated: 22 February 2003  Updated: 4 April 2004 Updated: 27 April 2004 

Updated: 4 September 2004 Updated: 16 January 2008
US Military Academy (West Point) SEAL
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Disitnguished Service Medal
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

CL Corbin Gravesite PHOTO April 2004
Photo By M. R. Patterson, 23 April 2004