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Marcus Claude Abbott

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Gravestone, Faubourg D'Amiens Cemetery, Arras (photo G Fortune) - Image has All Rights Reserved

Gravestone, Faubourg D'Amiens Cemetery, Arras (photo G Fortune) - Image has All Rights Reserved

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Marcus Claude AWMM
  • Surname
    Abbott AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 37596 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    8 July 1889 Military Personnel File EnglandUnited Kingdom Military Personnel File
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs Edmond Freeman Abbott (mother), 11 Ravenswood, Walthamstow, Essex, England AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 37596 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Marcus Abbott was the son of Mr E. F. Abbott of 11 Ravenswood Road, Walthamstow, England.

    Sapper Abbott left New Zealand with the 22nd Reinforcements as part of the 4th Reinforcements to the New Zealand Tunnelling Company (Neill 1922). AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    31 March 1918 AWMM
    Age 29 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Faubourg D'Amiens Cemetery, Arras, Pas-de-Calais, France AWMM VII. C. 27. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Neill, J.C. (Ed.). (1922). The New Zealand Tunnelling Company, 1915-1919. Auckland, N.Z.: Whitcombe & Tombs. AWMM
    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1918). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      55: 39 AWMM
    • Neill, J.C. (Ed.). (1922). The New Zealand Tunnelling Company, 1915-1919. Auckland, N.Z.: Whitcombe & Tombs. AWMM
      p. 153, 156. AWMM
    • New Zealand. Army. 1NZEF. New Zealand Engineers. Tunnelling Company. War Diary. Auckland War Memorial Museum Library. MS 97/20. 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. 4: Includes portrait AWMM
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