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Albert Edward ABBEY

Regimental number1655
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
Address52 Holden Street, North Fitzroy Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, James Abbey, 52 Holden Street, North Fitzroy Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date14 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 74 Pte Frederick ABBEY, 7th Bn, died of wounds, 30 April 1915; 548 Pte James Wesley ABBEY, 14th Bn, returned to Australia, 10 March 1918; 6460 Pte William Benjamin ABBEY, 14th Bn, returned to Australia, 5 March 1918; Cousins: [1345] Lt Edgar George ABBEY, 38th Bn, killed in action, 17 July 1917; 158 Pte Harold Claude ABBEY, 14th Bn, died of wounds, Gallipoli, 19 May 1915.
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Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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