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

Image from the 15th November 1944 – Evening Star.


Born: 1917, Sutton, Suffolk.

Died: 22nd October 1944; age: 28; KiA.

Residence: 31, Nottidge Road, Ipswich.

Employed: as a Police Constable – Ipswich Borough Police.


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, of Sutton, Suffolk; 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.

On Saturday, 26th September 1942, at St. Helen’s Church, 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 of staff, and also remembered at All Saints Church, Sutton, Suffolk.

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