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Albert Edward ABBOTT

Regimental number5294
Place of birthDinnmore via Ipswich, Queensland
SchoolMareeba State School, Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLocomotive foreman
AddressHerberton via Cairns, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Joseph Abbott, Mareeba PO via Cairns, Queensland
Enlistment date4 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 8 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Place of death or woundingZonnebeke, Belgium
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialButtes New British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave 19), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
106
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Joseph and Selina Abbott, Mareeba North, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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