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Harold Henry ABBOTT

Regimental number1138
Date of birth1891
Place of birthArmadale, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBrushmaker
AddressWakefield Street, Victoria Park East, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 6.5"
Weight160 lbs
Next of kinFather, William Abbott, Wakefield Street, Victoria Park East, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 March 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 29 November 1915
Date of death29 November 1915
Age at death24
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Plot I, Row C, Grave 36), Gallipoli, Turkey
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Killed in action, 29 November 1915.

Buried in Brown's Dip, Gallipoli; grave subsequently re-located to Lone Pine Cemetery.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ABBOTT Harold Henry

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