|Place of birth||Aldbury, Nr Tring, Hertfordshire, England|
|Place of birth||Hertford, England|
|School||Moat Road Council School, Leicester, England|
|Age on arrival in Australia||17|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||53 Donnington Street, Highfields, Leicester, England|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Father, Sylvester Abbott, 53 Donnington Street, Highfields, Leicester, England|
|Previous military service||Served in the Territorial Force, Leicester, England.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Armidale, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||1st Light Horse Regiment, 14th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/6/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT RMS Osterley on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Gunner|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||10th Field Artillery Brigade|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Albert, France|
|Age at death||22|
|Age at death from cemetery records||22|
|Place of burial||Frenchencourt Communal Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 17), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Sylvester and Jane ABBOTT, 53 Donnington Street, Leicester, England|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Taken on strength, 1st Light Horse Regiment Reinforcements, Heliopolis, 1 March 1916.
Transferred to 4th Division Artillery, and posted to 10th Field Artillery Brigade, 12 April 1916.
Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 8 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 13 June 1916.
Transferred to 37th Battery, 19 June 1916.
Admitted to Field Ambulance, 1 July 1917 (twisted ankle); transferred to 55th General Hospital, Boulogne, 1 July 1917; to 7th Convalescent Depot, 6 July 1917; to Australian General Base Depot, Rouelles, 14 July 1917; rejoined unit, 26 July 1917.
Found guilty, 5 November 1917, of while on Active Service being absent without leave, 9 pm, 9 November, to 9 pm, 10 November 1917: awarded 20 days' Field Punishment No 2; forfeiture of a total of 22 days pay.
Killed in action, France, 20 April 1918.
Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, ABBOTT Archibald|