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Charles Edgar ABBOTT

Regimental number3536
Place of birthAvoca, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationStorekeeper
Address471 Wellington Street, Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinSon, R G Abbott, c/o Christian Brothers' College, Perth, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the South African War 1900.
Enlistment date16 August 1915
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular'A man in every sense of the term.' (details from son)
FateKilled in Action 30 May 1916
Place of death or woundingnr Armentieres, France
Age at death39
Age at death from cemetery records39
Place of burialRue-Petillon Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row H, Grave No. 21), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
61
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Ross ABBOTT, 369 Bulwer Street, North Perth, Western Australia

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