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Herbert James ABEL

Regimental number3679
Place of birthLondon, England
SchoolLondon County Council School, England
Age on arrival in Australia34
ReligionWesleyan
OccupationLabourer
AddressGaylong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation39
Next of kinFather, J W Abel, 27 Atley Road, Bow East, London, England
Enlistment date17 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 July 1915
Place of enlistmentCootamundra, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Mooltan on 11 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 21 November 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Died Stoke on Trent, UK.
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death40
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Age at death39
Place of burialCity of London Cemetery (Row 193, Grave No. 57412), Manor Park, Essex Park, London

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