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Major William Henry Abell

Middlesex Regiment

Died: Sunday 23 August 1914 (aged 40)

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Record:
ABELL, WILLIAM HENRY
Additional information:
Son of the late Martin Abell of Norton Hall, Worcester; husband of Gertrude Lilian Abell, of 3, Oswald Rd., Leamington Spa, Warwickshire.
Cemetery:
ST. SYMPHORIEN MILITARY CEMETERY
Cemetery/memorial reference:
II. A. 1.
Country:
Belgium

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Major William Henry Abell

Major William Henry Abell. Unit: 4th Battalion, Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regiment). Death: 23 August 1914 Obourg Western Front
Son of the late Martin Abell of Norton Hall, Worcester; husband of Gertrude Lilian Abell, of 3, Oswald Rd., Leamington Spa, Warwickshire.

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Name recorded:
Abell, William Henry
Memorial:
Major W H Abell (WMR 32490)
Location:
Little Comberton, Hereford And Worcester
Name recorded:
Abell, W H
Memorial:
Rugby School - Chapel (WMR 19536)
Location:
Rugby, Warwickshire
Name recorded:
Abell, W H
Memorial:
Brasenose College Board WW1 (WMR 10586)
Location:
Oxford, Oxfordshire

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Name:
Major W H A Abell
Context:
Killed in action
Date:
23 Aug 1914
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 4 Battalion Middlesex Regiment (page 20)
Name:
Major Abell
Context:
Killed in action
Date:
23 Aug 1914
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 4 Battalion Middlesex Regiment (page 15)
Name:
Major Abell
Context:
other
Date:
23 Aug 1914
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 4 Battalion Middlesex Regiment (page 12)