Joseph Frederick ABELL MM


ABELL, Joseph Frederick

Service Number: 3810
Enlisted: 28 August 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 17th Infantry Battalion
Born: Granville, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1896
Home Town: Granville, Parramatta, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Apprentice Blacksmith
Died: Killed in action, France, 3 May 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

28 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3810, 17th Infantry Battalion
20 Jan 1916: Involvement Private, SN 3810, 17th Infantry Battalion
20 Jan 1916: Embarked Private, SN 3810, 17th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Runic, Sydney
15 May 1917: Honoured Military Medal

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Biography contributed by Peter Rankin

He served under alias, Frederick Joseph Dearie.

Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was 21 and the son of  Elizabeth L. Colman, of 86, Burren St., Erskineville, New South Wales, and the late Arthur George Abell.