Jabez (Jay) ABRAHAM

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ABRAHAM, Jabez

Service Number: 3113
Enlisted: 19 August 1915, Place of enlistment - Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 47th Infantry Battalion
Born: Hemmant, Queensland, Australia, 26 March 1893
Home Town: Kingaroy, South Burnett, Queensland
Schooling: Hemmant Public School
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Died of wounds, France, 21 August 1916, aged 23 years
Cemetery: Etaples Military Cemetery
PIot IX, Row F, Grave 7 INSCRIPTION GOD IS LOVE AND UNDERNEATH ARE THE EVERLASTING ARMS
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Nambour Heroes Walk
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World War 1 Service

19 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3113, Place of enlistment - Brisbane, Queensland
5 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3113, 15th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
21 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3113, 47th Infantry Battalion, Pozières

Logan Village Museum

Jabez is listed in the ANZAC Nominal Roll for the Museum.
Jabez.s Step Father George Henry Cooke was the Teacher at the Logan Village State School.

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was 22 and the son of Elizabeth Cooke and the late Jabez Abraham, of State School, Eumundi/ Eumandi, N.C. Line, Queensland.

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GOD IS LOVE AND UNDERNEATH ARE THE EVERLASTING ARMS

His brother Private Cyril Frank Abraham, aged 28 also fell. He served with the 49th Battalion and died 20th October 1918. He rests in VILLERS-BRETONNEUX MILITARY CEMETERY-Grave XVII. AA. 5.

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Biography

Brother of 7009 Pte. Cyril Frank Abraham (/explore/people/95351) who died of illness in France on 20 Oct 1918