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Charles Henry ABBOTT

Regimental number4261
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolState School, Maryborough, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressKalgoorlie, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinJohn Abbott, 13 Outridge Terrace, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Enlistment date16 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameNo 6 Tunnelling Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number16/12/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 1 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Tunnelling Company
FateDied of wounds 26 May 1917
Place of death or woundingnr Loos, France
Place of burialHersin Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot I, Row E, Grave No. 21), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
26
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Margaret ABBOTT. Native of Maryborough, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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