Edgar Henry ABBOTT

ABBOTT, Edgar Henry

Service Numbers: 2567, 2567A
Enlisted: 29 January 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 8th Machine Gun Company
Born: Warracknabeal, Vic., 1893
Home Town: Queenscliff, Victoria
Schooling: State School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 23 November 1916
Cemetery: Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs, Picardie
IV P 1, Guards Cemetery, Lesboeufs, Peronne, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Birregurra Christ Church Anglican Church Honor Roll, Birregurra Christ Church Anglican Church Memorial Window, Birregurrra Rifle Club Roll of Honor, Irrewarra Warncoort State School No 2218 Roll of Honor, Yeodene Yeo District Roll of Honor
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World War 1 Service

29 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2567, 29th Infantry Battalion
14 Mar 1916: Involvement Private, 2567, 29th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '16' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Anchises embarkation_ship_number: A68 public_note: ''
14 Mar 1916: Embarked Private, 2567, 29th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Anchises, Melbourne
23 Nov 1916: Involvement Private, 2567A, 8th Machine Gun Company, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 2567A awm_unit: 8th Australian Machine Gun Company awm_rank: Private awm_died_date: 1916-11-23

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Edward and Eliza ABBOTT, 93 Lloyd Street, Geelong West, Victoria