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Fanny Abbott

Unknown, photographer (1915-1916). "After a dip. Sis. McLean & Abbott". [Agnes (Peggy) Williams photograph album]. Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tāmaki Paenga Hira PH-2017-2-2-p13-5. No known copyright restrictions.

Unknown, photographer (1915-1916). "After a dip. Sis. McLean & Abbott". [Agnes (Peggy) Williams phot …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Fanny AWMM
  • Surname
    Abbott AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Horne AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 22/96 AWMM
  • Gender
    Female 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 Southbridge, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs H. Abbott (mother), Southbridge, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 10 July 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Branch Trade Proficiency
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    WW1 Nurse AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
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Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Fanny Abbott was a daughter of William Abbott and Isabella Abbott, of 28 Medway Street, Shirley, Canterbury.

    Wife of David Horne, married July 16 1921 in Sydney.

    She trained as a nurse at Christchurch Hospital and was registered in 1912.

    Four siblings served in WW1: Trooper George Duncan Abbott (7/810, Canterbury Mounted Rifles), who was killed in action in the second assault on Hill 60; reported missing 28 August 1915; Lance Corporal Ameral Christopher Abbott (7/296 Canterbury Mounted Rifles), who died of disease on 8 May 1915, in Egypt; Trooper Charles Gordon Abbott (13/2012, Auckland Mounted Rifles) and their sister Fanny Abbott, (22/96 New Zealand Army Nursing Service). AWMM
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Death

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  • Cemetery name
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  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Roll of Honour

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  • One brave girl. Surviving the sinking of the Marquette & loosing two brothers at war. Sacrificing so much...a true inspiration. RIP. Juliet Abbott
    Public - Juliet - Direct descendant - 7 May 2016
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  • Recognition of your extreme sacrifice for our benefit. Graham.
    Public - graham robert - Other relative - 26 February 2016
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Sources

Sources

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  • Documents
    • Kai Tiaki : the journal of the nurses of New Zealand. Wellington, N.Z.: Watkins. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 2 AWMM
    • Service Women Project: Sponsorship to research this record was kindly provided by the Auckland Returned Services Association, Returned Servicewomen's Branch; Marjorie Traill, Dorothy Grant, Daphne Shaw and Margaret Woollett. AWMM
    • McNabb, S. (2015). 100 years New Zealand military nursing : New Zealand Army nursing service : Royal New Zealand Nursing Corps, 1915-2015. Hawke's Bay, N.Z.: Sherayl McNabb. AWMM
    • Unknown, photographer (1915-1916). [Agnes (Peggy) Williams photograph album]. Auckland War Memorial Museum - Tāmaki Paenga Hira PH-2017-2-3. AWMM

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07 May 2016JulietPicton, New ZealandDirect descendant
26 February 2016graham robertchristchurch, new zealandOther relative
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