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Private David Stuart Abel

South African Infantry

Died: Thursday 12 October 1916 (aged 20)

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Record:
ABEL, DAVID STUART
Additional information:
Son of William Abel, of South Ley Lodge, Kintore, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
Cemetery:
THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Pier and Face 4 C.
Country:
France

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Private David Stuart Abel

Private (Drummer) David Stuart Abel 3808. Unit: "C" Company, 2nd Regiment, South African Infantry. Death: 12 October 1916, missing, Somme, Western Front. Commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial.
CWGC family information: son of William Abel, of South Ley Lodge, Kintore, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

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Name recorded:
Abel, David S
Memorial:
Kemnay (WMR 8591)
Location:
Kemnay, Grampian

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Name:
Private G W Abel
Context:
award
Date:
11 Oct 1916
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 10 Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers (page 101)
Name:
Private G W Abel
Context:
award
Date:
11 Oct 1916
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 10 Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers (page 101)