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Frank Litton Abbott

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Frank Litton AWMM
  • Surname
    Abbott AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    63895 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM R.D. Te Poi, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs E.I. Abbott (wife), 65 Ladies Mile, Ellerslie, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 15 September 1941 AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    63895 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Dairy farmer/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Frank Abbott was the son of John and Gladys Eleanor Abbott; husband of Edith Isobel Abbott of Remuera, Auckland.

    Attended King's College where he was a member of St John's House from 1931-35.

    He was a school prefect, a rugby XV and Cricket XI member.

    Member of College Rifles Rugby Football Club

    He was wounded in Tunisia, he rejoined his unit before it moved on. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 December 1943 AWMM
    Age 25 AWMM
    ItalyEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Sangro River War Cemetery, Italy AWMM XVI. C. 34. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, College Rifles, Rugby Union Football & Sports Club, 33 Haast Street, Remuera, Auckland AWMM

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  • On behalf of my Nana Molly and Dad Gary, with love to Frank for his sacrifice for his family and country.
    Public - Nicole - Direct descendant - 21 October 2018

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Auckland Museum. Roll of Honour, Auckland Province, 1939 - 1945. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 93/139. AWMM
    • Cooke, P. (2001). Defending New Zealand: ramparts on the sea 1840-1950s. Wellington, N.Z.: Defence of New Zealand Study Group. AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 5: WW2 5 AWMM
    • The King's collegian AWMM
      Collegian 1943, p.30 AWMM

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21 October 2018NicoleAucklandDirect descendant