Private Robert Abbott

East Lancashire Regiment

Died: Saturday 1 July 1916 (aged 26)

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Record:
ABBOTT, ROBERT
Additional information:
Son of John and Alice Ann Abbott, of 23, Rowley St., Burnley; husband of Minnie Abbott, of 3, Monmouth St., Burnley.
Cemetery:
THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Pier and Face 6 C.
Country:
France

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Name recorded:
Abbott, R
Memorial:
Newton Road Conservative Club Memorial - WW1 (WMR 11490)
Location:
Ipswich, Suffolk
Name recorded:
Abbott, R
Memorial:
St Andrew's Parishioners - WW2 (WMR 7580)
Location:
Luton, Bedfordshire
Name recorded:
Abbott, R
Memorial:
Back Hamlet (WMR 4600)
Location:
Ipswich, Suffolk
Name recorded:
Abbott, R
Memorial:
Ipswich Cenotaph (WMR 4614)
Location:
Ipswich, Suffolk
Name recorded:
Abbott, R
Memorial:
Victory In Europe And Japan - WW2 Bellringers Board (WMR 10823)
Location:
Croydon, Greater London
Name recorded:
Abbott, R
Memorial:
St Clements Congregational Church WW1 (WMR 13237)
Location:
Ipswich, Suffolk
Name recorded:
Abbott, R
Memorial:
Borough Of Luton War Memorial (WMR 7563)
Location:
Luton, Bedfordshire

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Name:
Private W Abbott
Context:
Wounded
Date:
2 Jul 1916
Diary:
2 DIVISION: 13 Battalion Essex Regiment (page 65)