Harry is remembered on the war memorial at the Town Hall, Ipswich.


Born: 1917, Woodbridge, Suffolk.

Died: 22nd October 1944; age: 27.

Residence: 31, Nottidge Road, Ipswich.


Rank: Trooper; Service Number: 7961442.

Regiment: Royal Armoured Corps, 147th (10th Battalion. The Hampshire Regiment) Regiment.


Grave Reference:

Grave 3.

Wuustwezel Churchyard,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Harry & Florence Abbott; husband of Gertrude Florence Abbott, of Ipswich.


Father: Harry William Abbott, born 1878, Otley, Suffolk.

Mother: Florence Mary A. Abbott (nee Stebbings), born 1879, Otley, Suffolk.


In 1942, Ipswich, Harry married Gertrude Florence Ann Lewis, born 1915, Blything, Suffolk.

They had 1 son.


Probate to Gertrude Florence Ann Abbott – widow.


Harry is remembered on the war memorial on the Ipswich Town Hall memorial as a member or staff.

Also remembered at All Saints Church, Sutton, Suffolk.

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