Albert Edward ABBOTT


ABBOTT, Albert Edward

Service Number: 5294
Enlisted: 23 February 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 26th Infantry Battalion
Born: Dinnmore via Ipswich, Qld., 1895
Home Town: Herberton, Atherton Tablelands, Queensland
Schooling: Mareeba State School
Occupation: Locomotive Foremn
Died: Killed in action, Zonnebeke, Belgium, 4 October 1917
Cemetery: Buttes New British Cemetery, Polygon Wood
IV B 19
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Herberton Methodist Circuit and Mission Area, Herberton War Memorial, Mareeba War Memorial, Padre White Memorial Chapel, Townsville Railway Station Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

23 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 5294, 26th Infantry Battalion
8 Aug 1916: Involvement Private, SN 5294, 26th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
8 Aug 1916: Embarked Private, SN 5294, 26th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Itonus, Brisbane

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Joseph and Selina Abbott, Mareeba North, Queensland