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Abbott, Edward John White (1884-1915)

Sherborne School, UK, Book of Remembrance for former pupils who died in the First World War, 1914-1918.

 

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Credit: Sherborne School Archives, Abbey Road, Sherborne, Dorset, UK, DT9 3AP.

 

Details: Edward John White Abbott (1884-1915), born 10 January 1884 at Stonehouse, Devon, son of John W. Abbott and Gertrude A Abbott of 2 Wingfield Villas, Stoke, Devonport. Husband of Fanny Helen Abbott.

 

Attended Preparatory School in Exmouth.

 

Attended Sherborne School (The Green) January 1898- April 1903; awarded the Longmuir Drawing prize 1901.

 

Attended Worcester College, Oxford.

 

WW1, Lieutenant in the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, 2nd Bn., attached 4th Bn. (extra Reserve) and then to Royal Irish Fusiliers. Killed at Festubert on 17 May 1915.

 

Commemorated at:

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, panel 42 www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/924804/ABBOTT,%20EDWA...

 

Sherborne School: War Memorial Staircase; Book of Remembrance; The Green roll of honour.

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