Born: 1883, Ipswich.
Died: 9th September 1916; age 33; KiA.
Enlistment Location: St. Pancras, Middlesex.
Rank: Private; Service Number: G/11175
Regiment: Royal Sussex Regiment, 2nd Battalion.
Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.
Pier & Face 7C.
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Frederick William & Angelina Abbott, of 3, Little Wolsey Street, Ipswich.
1891 14, Little Wolsey Street, Ipswich.
Edward was 7 years old and living with his parents & sister.
Frederick William Abbott, 29, a Painter, born Debenham, Suffolk.
Angelina Frances Abbott (nee Phillips), 25, born Willisham, Suffolk.
Florence Emma Abbott, 2, born Ipswich.
1901 3, Little Wolsey Street, Ipswich.
Edward was 17 years old, a Printer’s Cropper. He was living with his mother & siblings.
Ellen Agnes Abbott, 7, born Ipswich.
Frederick Abbott, 6, born Ipswich.
Beatrice May Abbott, 3, born Ipswich.
Emily Abbott, 5 months, born Ipswich.
1911 23, Herbert Road, Small Heath, Birmingham, Warwickshire.
Edward was 28 years old, a Canvasser – Metal Polish Manufacturer. He was a boarder at the home of Frank Partridge, a Coachman for an Undertaker.
Soldiers’ Effects to Frederick W. Abbott – father.
Edward is also remembered on the war memorial at St. Nicholas Church, Ipswich.