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Name:
John Henry Abbs
Casualty No.:
Initials:
J H
Service No.:
59744; 36892
Date of Birth:
-1883
Place of Birth:
Winston, Co Durham;
Age at Death:
83
Ranks:
Private; Gunner
Unit:
AIF Australian Artillery, 29th Reinforcements
Teesdale Township:
Place Enlisted:
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 8 January 1917
Home Address:
In 1911: Lyndhurst, Barnard Castle, Co Durham. Enlistment Address: Dandenong, Victoria, Australia. Last known address: 499 St Kilda Road, South Yarra, Australia (1963)
Civilian Employment:
Bank Clerk / Accountant
Cause of Death:
Date of Death:
12-January-1966
Place of Death:
Brighton, Victoria, Australia
Battles & Campaigns:
Locally Commemorated:
UK Commemorated:
Overseas Commemorated:
Buried:
Melbourne General Cemetery, Australia
Decoration and Medals:
Service :
Army
Service Records:
See notes
Death Notice/Obituary:
Family Details:

Son of John Abbs and Margaret Ann née Wilson, who married on 29 June 1882 in Bolton, Westmorland. Brother of Margaret and Eleanor Abbs. John married Minnie Booth Craven on 25 October 1922 at Moonee Ponds, Victoria. Father of Margaret and John Arthur Abbs.

Notes:

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Emigrated to Australia. Travelling alone, left from Glasgow on 28 November 1912 aboard the Wandilla. Arrived in Mebourne on 6 January 1913.

 

 

 

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