Charles Edgar ABBOTT

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ABBOTT, Charles Edgar

Service Numbers: 95, 3536
Enlisted: 16 August 1915, Perth, Western Australia
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Avoca, Victoria, Australia, 1877
Home Town: Perth, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Storekeeper
Died: Killed in action, near Armentieres, France, 30 May 1916
Cemetery: Rue-Petillon Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix, Bethune, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Plot 1, Row H, Grave 21
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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Boer War Service

1 Oct 1899: Involvement Lance Corporal, SN 95, 2nd Western Australian Mounted Infantry

World War 1 Service

16 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Perth, Western Australia
2 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3536, 11th Infantry Battalion
2 Nov 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3536, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Fremantle
30 May 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 3536, 11th Infantry Battalion

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Biography

Served in South Africa in 1900 with the 2 Western Australian Mounted Infantry. Service number 95

Inscription of grave: Greater love hath no man. Ever remembered by his sons Ross and Mervyn.

Father of Roslind (Ross) Gerard Abbott, of 369, Bulwer St., North Perth, Western Australia and Mervyn William Abbott of 32 Cowle Street, Perth Western Australia.