Born: 1885, Ipswich.

Died: 22nd January 1916; age 31; KiA – mine explosion. Served 14 years.

Residence: 76, Richmond Road, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich; age: 21 years.

Storekeeper to the 2nd Battalion in times of peace.


Rank: Private/Signaler; Service Number: 5977

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Battalion.

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star.


Memorial Reference:

Panel 21.

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial,






1891   195, Bramford Lane, Ipswich.


George was 5 years old and living with his parents & brothers.

Henry Abbott, 34, a General Labourer, born Whitton, Suffolk.

Ellen Abbott (nee Copping), 33, born Ipswich.

Charles James Abbott, 3, born Ipswich.

Clifford Walter Abbott, 1, born Ipswich.


1901   76, Richmond Road, Ipswich.


George was 15 years old, a Stay Steel Cutter. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Henry, 45, a Gardener – Domestic.

Ellen, 43.

Charles, 13.

Clifford, 11.

William Abbott, 8, born Ipswich.

Ellen Eliza Abbott, 3, born Ipswich.

Frederick Walter Abbott, 1, born Ipswich.


1911   Barrosa Barracks, Stanhope Lines, Aldershot, Surrey.

George was 25 years old, a Soldier, ranked Private in the 2nd Battalion, Suffolk Regiment.


Soldiers’ Effects to Henry Abbott & Ellen Abbott – parents.


Suffolk Regiment 2nd Battalion:

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