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Robert Thompson Abbot

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  • Service number
    12/2564 AWMM
  • Also known as
    Robert Thomson AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
  • War
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Robert Thompson AWMM
  • Surname
    Abbot AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Robert Thomson AWMM
  • Service number
    12/2564 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    7 October 1891 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 20 Dominion Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    R.T. Abbot (father), 20 Dominion Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 15 August 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    12/2564 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
    WW1 AWMM
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Embarkations

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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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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Robert's brother, Lance Corporal Kenneth Ferris Abbot (12/2545, Auckland Infantry Regiment), also served in WWI. He died of wounds in France on 22 September 1916.

    Route taken by the Samoan Advance Party: Wellington, New Caledonia, Fiji Islands, Samoa. The first action New Zealand troops were involved in was the occupation of Western Samoa which was a German possession. A force of 1413 men landed unopposed on 29 August 1914. New Zealand troops were there for the rest of the War. For more information on the Samoa Expeditionary Force please try "The Samoa (N.Z.) Expeditionary Force 1914-1915 by Stephen John Smith AWMM
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Death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
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  • Place of death
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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Thank you Robert for you contribution to WW 1 grateful family member Glenis ( nee Connelly)
    Public - glenis - Other relative - 25 April 2017
  • I am the grandson of Robert Thomson Abbot and was born in South Africa, now resident in NZ. My grandfather never spoke much if at all about his military life and it is in some way sureal to learn of his contrubution. His brother, Kenneth Ferris, was sadly a casualty.
    Public - Robert Douglas (Doug) - Direct descendant - 29 January 2016

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DateNameLocationRelationshipContact
25 April 2017glenisNormanby.NZOther relative
29 January 2016Robert Douglas (Doug)Auckland, NZDirect descendant
18 April 2015Christine WestportOther Relative