William Robert ABBOT

ABBOT, William Robert

Service Numbers: VX135510, V40234
Enlisted: 12 August 1940, Militia Mobilization.
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 24th Infantry Battalion
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 3 December 1916
Home Town: Burwood, Whitehorse, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Motor Driver
Died: Killed in Action, Bougainville, Solomon Islands, Pacific Islands, 6 June 1945, aged 28 years
Cemetery: Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery, Papua New Guinea
Plot B4, Row C, Grave 11 Roll of Honour Camberwell, Victoria, Australia
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Corporal, VX135510
12 Aug 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, V40234, 24/39 Infantry Battalion AMF, Militia Mobilization.
26 Jan 1943: Enlisted In The Field, Victoria, Australia
26 Jan 1943: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Corporal, VX135510, 24/39 Infantry Battalion AMF
6 Jun 1945: Discharged Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Corporal, VX135510, 24th Infantry Battalion, Killed in Action.

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Other service number V40234

24 Battalion

Rank - Corporal

Son of William and Margaret Abbot, of Burwood, Victoria.