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Kenneth Alexander Abbott

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Group, 2 soldiers, brothers, WW1, Clifford and Kenneth (Right) Abbott, 1914c - No known copyright restrictions

Group, 2 soldiers, brothers, WW1, Clifford and Kenneth (Right) Abbott, 1914c - No known copyright re …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Kenneth Alexander AWMM
  • Surname
    Abbott AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 5/75 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    16 July 1883 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Pre 1914 AWMM Reynolds, Otakeho, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Emma Matilda Abbott (mother), Dalefield, Carterton, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 16 October 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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
    • Height, Unknown Period AWMM
      5 feet 9.5 inches AWMM
    • Complexion, Unknown Period AWMM
      Fair AWMM
    • Eye colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Blue AWMM
    • Hair colour, Unknown Period AWMM
      Fair AWMM
    • Tattoos, Unknown Period AWMM
      tattoo AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Admitted, Cairo with shell concussion 13 January 1916 AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Suffered nervous breakdown AWMM
    • Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWI AWMM
      Invalided to New Zealand aboard the Maheno AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of William Abbott (1848-1924) and Emma Matilda Abbott (nee Hodder) (1853-1929).

    Brother of Archibald Clarence Abbott and Clifford Abbott.

    Never married.

    Attested again for Home Service in 1916

    Arrived Suez, Egypt on 3 December 1914. Medical details are from 2nd Attestaion, May 1916 AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    24 November 1918 AWMM
    EketahunaManawatu-Wanganui AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Mangaoronga Cemetery, Eketahuna, New Zealand AWMM Main section, block AA, plot 35 AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM
      Military Service Record 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
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2020). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-5). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol. 2: Includes portrait AWMM
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