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Matthew ABBOTT

Regimental number3773
Date of birth10 September 1894
Place of birthGrangemoth, Scotland
AddressGeraldton, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22.2
Height5' 5.5"
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinFather, Matthew Abbot, 250 Dundas Street, Grangemouth, Scotland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 November 1915
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 12 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal RollCyclists' Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 July 1919
Discharge date8 November 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Karmala', 1 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Perth, 8 November 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: Service No W237605.
SourcesNAA: B2455, ABBOTT Matthew

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