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Alfred Charles ABBOTT

Regimental number2857
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHorse trainer
AddressFlemington, New South Wales
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation41
Height5' 4.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinDaughter, Miss Gladys Selina May Abbott, c/o Mrs E Bond, 'Beneen', Mary Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 June 1916
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name45th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/62/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Port Nicholson on 8 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 31 October 1917
Discharge date30 January 1918
Other details

War service: England

Embarked Sydney, 8 November 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 10 January 1917, and marched in to 12th Training Bn, Codford.

Commenced return to Australia, 31 October 1917, for discharge (arteriosclerosis, cimbrosix of liver); discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 30 January 1918.

Medal: British War Medal
Miscellaneous detailsFull name: Alfred Austin Charles ABBOTT
Date of death22 June 1935
SourcesNAA: B2455, ABBOTT Alfred Charles

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