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Walter Cavendish ABBOTT

Regimental number6026
Place of birthUlverston England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSteward
Address27 Clarkson Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinSister, Miss D Abbott, 27 Clarkson Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, England
Enlistment date31 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Australian General Hospital, Special Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A19 Runic on 9 August 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll898
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Australian General Hospital
FateReturned to Australia 4 December 1915
Other details

War service: Egypt

Detailed for duty, Detention Barracks, Isolation Hospital, Abbassia, 7 November 1915.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Themistocles', 4 December 1915 (messing duties).

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSee also 898 Walter ABBOTT
SourcesNAA: B2455, ABBOTT Walter Cavendish

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