William Thomas ABBOTT

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ABBOTT, William Thomas

Service Number: WX3220
Enlisted: 7 June 1940, Perth, Western Australia
Last Rank: Captain
Last Unit: 2nd/11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Perth, Western Australia, 15 January 1915
Home Town: Perth, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Killed in Action, New Guinea, 27 May 1945, aged 30 years
Cemetery: Lae War Cemetery & Lae Memorial
Plot TT, Row C, Grave 16
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

7 Jun 1940: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Private, SN WX3220, Perth, Western Australia
21 Jul 1941: Promoted 2nd AIF WW 2, Lieutenant
24 May 1945: Promoted 2nd AIF WW 2, Captain, 2nd/11th Infantry Battalion
27 May 1945: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Captain, SN WX3220, 2nd/11th Infantry Battalion, Aitape - Wewak, New Guinea

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Biography

2/11 Battalion

Rank - Captain

Son of William Charles and Mary Abbott; husband of Laurel Joyce Abbott, of West Perth. Western Australia.