|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Burton-on-Trent, England|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Bridgetown, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||38|
|Next of kin||Brother, E Abbotts, 'Bretby', Bridgetown, Western Australia|
|Place of enlistment||Perth, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||Western Australian Reinforcement 2|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/111/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Albany, Western Australia, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Gunner|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||2nd Field Artillery Brigade|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: England, France (post-armistice)
Embarked Albany on board HMAT A74 'Marathon', 19 July 1918; disembarked London, England, 27 September 1918; marched in to 1st Training Bn, Fovant, 27 September 1918.
Transferred to Artillery Details, 5 October 1918, and marched out to Reserve Brigade Australian Artillery, Heytesbury, 5 October 1918.
Taken on strength, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade, in the field, 4 December 1918.
Granted leave with pay and subs (6/- per diem), 1 July-1 August 1919 (Non-Military Employment: to obtain knowledge regarding the handling and selling of Australian fruits in England and to inspect their condition on arrival; attached to The Dominion Producers' Agency Ltd, Great Tower Street, London EC3).
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Koningen Luise', 18 December 1919; disembarked Fremantle, 28 January 1920; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Perth, 20 February 1920.Medal: British War Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, ABBOTTS Walter Beels|