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Albert Robert ABBOTT

Regimental number4980
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressPort Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 10.5"
Weight160 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs L R Abbott, 1 Foden Street, West Brunswick, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date26 September 1917
Place of enlistmentPort Melbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1919
Discharge date22 November 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Czaritza', 16 March 1919; transshipped to HT 'Dunluce Castle'; disembarked Melbourne, 15 May 1919; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, left leg), Melbourne, 22 November 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death not attributed to war service.
Date of death17 May 1937
SourcesNAA: B2455, ABBOTT Albert Robert

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