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William Warriner Abbott

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

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


  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Warriner AWMM
  • Surname
    Abbott AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Warrener AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 1 AWMM
    • WWI 4/1A AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    1880 BDM UK Fleet HolbeachLincolnshire BDM UK
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Helena M. Abbott (wife), Ryde, Isle of Wight, England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 12 December 1914 AWMM Married AWMM
    Married, 1 child AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWI 1 AWMM
    • WWI 4/1A AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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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 8.75 inches AWMM
    • Weight, Unknown Period AWMM
      119 pounds AWMM
    • Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • William Abbott was the son of the late Rev. E. Abbott; husband of Helena Marie Abbott, of 34 Church Road., Leyton, London, England. Father of Helena Margaret b 1913.

    Abbott enlisted in London 22 September 1914.

    He died of wounds at sea ex Gallipoli.

    Listed at Archives New Zealand with service number 4/1a. Name spelled as Warrener by CWGC (December 2011). CWGC incorrectly records he was killed in action. AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    4 May 1915 AWMM
    Age 33 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Memorial name
    Lone Pine Memorial, Lone Pine Cemetery, Anzac, Turkey AWMM

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19 August 2021Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher

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