The AIF Project

Thomas Kingsmill ABBOTT

Regimental number4351
Place of birthNew South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation overseer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 9.5"
Weight158 lbs
Next of kinFather, R.P. Abbott, Blandford, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 December 1915
Place of enlistmentCasula, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Discharge date3 August 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Embarked Sydney, 9 April 1916; embarked Alexandria, no date stated; disembarked Plymouth, England, no date stated.

Proceeded overseas to France, 9 September 1916; marched into 2nd Australian Divisional Base Depot, Etaples, 11 September 1916.

Proceeded to unit, 24 September 1916; taken on strength 19th Bn, in the field, 26 September 1916.

Wounded in action, 14 November 1916 (gun shot wounds, arm and head); admitted to No 36 Casualty Clearing Station, 15 November 1916; transferred to 11th Military Hospital, Rouen, 19 November 1916; to England, 20 November 1916, to No 1 Southern General Hospital, 21 November 1916; to No 1 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 5 February 1917; discharged on furlough, 17 March 1917; marched into No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 2 April 1917.

Commenced retun to Australia from Devonport on board HT 'Miltiades', 4 May 1917; disembarked Sydney, 4 July 1917; discharged Sydney (medically unfit), 3 August 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSee 10 Thomas Kingsmill ABBOTT for first period of service.
SourcesNAA: B2455, ABBOTT Thomas Kingsmill

Print format