GEORGE CECIL ABBOTT

Born: 1899, Ipswich.

Died: 16th July 1918; age 19; Died of Wounds as a Prisoner of War.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Rank: Private; Service Number: 39303

Regiment: King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, 9th Battalion.

Formerly 34606, T.R. Battalion.

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War.

 

Grave Reference:

VIII.D.5.

Niederzwehren Cemetery,

Kassel,

Germany.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of George & Edith Abbott, of 32, Warwick Road, Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

1901   267, Cauldwell Hall Road, Ipswich.

 

George was a year old and living with his parents.

George Frederick Abbott, 35, a Post Office Assistant – Civil Service, born Ipswich.

Maria Edith Abbott (nee Marman), 31, born Greenwich, Kent.

1 domestic servant.

 

1911   32, Warwick Road, Ipswich.

 

George was 11 years old and living with his parents & sister.

George, 45, a Post Office Assistant Supt. – Civil Service.

Maria, 41.

Marjorie Marman Abbott, 1, born Ipswich.

 

George is also remembered on the Ransomes, Sims & Jefferies, Orwell Works memorial. Now sited at the Museum of East Anglian Life, Stowmarket, Suffolk.

King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, 9th Battalion:

 

 

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