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George Duncan Abbott

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Kemal Ataturk Memorial, Gallipoli (photo taken by Shannon Corbett in 1996). - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George Duncan AWMM
  • Surname
    Abbott AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 7/810 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    26 July 1888 Military Personnel File SouthbridgeCanterbury Military Personnel File
  • 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 Isabella Abbott (mother), Southbridge, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 February 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 7/810 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 Farmer/Civilian AWMM
  • 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Trooper Abbott was a son of William Abbott and Isabella Abbott, of 28 Medway Street, Shirley, Canterbury.

    Four children, 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).

    Arrived Suez, Egypt on 26 March 1915 AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    28 August 1915 AWMM
    Age 28 AWMM
    GallipoliTurkey AWMM
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  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Hill 60 (New Zealand) Memorial, Hill 60 Cemetery, Turkey AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Stowers, R. (2005). Bloody Gallipoli: the New Zealanders' story. Auckland, N.Z.: David Bateman. AWMM
    • Eadie, Forbes. Troopships engaged in the Maori Wars, 1840-1865; in the South African War, 1899-1902; in the Great War, 1914-1918. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS-90/38. AWMM
    • New Zealand Expeditionary Force. Roll of Honour. (1923). Wellington, N.Z.: Ministry of Defence. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol 1: 2 AWMM
    • Beattie, P.J. & Pomeroy, M. (2013-2015). Onward : portraits of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force (vols 1-3). Auckland, New Zealand: Fair Dinkum Publications AWMM
      Vol 1: Includes portrait AWMM
    • The Fields of Remembrance Trust: Brothers Field, Auckland Museum (Armistice, 2018) AWMM
    • Scadden, J. (2018). Broken branches : New Zealand families who lost three or more children in the Great War. AWMM
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