CEF Soldier Detail

Private Hugh Abbott
Died: April 4, 1918

Regimental Number:
781509
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Machine Gun Corps
Battalion:
3rd Canadian Machine Gun Company
Company:
Place of Birth:
Lazonby, Cumberland
Country:
Not Specified
Next of Kin:
Mrs. William (Sarah) Abbott, Lazonby, Cumberland, Cumberland, England
Address at Enlistment:
Tuxford, Saskatchawan
Date of Birth:
June 24, 1883
Trade or Calling:
Farmer
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
Yes
Place of Enlistment:
Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan
Date of Enlistment:
December 22, 1915
Age at enlistment:
32
Height:
6 Feet Inches
Chest:
37 Inches
Expansion:
2 Inches
Religion:
Church of England
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Killed in Action
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
April 4, 1918
Age at Death:
34
Buried at:
Beaurains Road Cemetery, Pas De Calais, France
Plot:
F. 2.
Commemorated:
Roll of Honour Memorial, Tuxford, SK; Legislative Grounds, Regina, SK ; St. Nicholas Churchyard, Lazonby, Cumbria, U.K.
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Caucasian
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 07-6
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Research Notes

Service in NWMP currently being researched

Saskatchewan Virtual War Memorial

 

Rank Regiment Unit Company
Private Canadian Machine Gun Corps 3rd Canadian Machine Gun Company
Images
The grave of Hugh Abbott in Beaurains Road Cemetery, France
Tuxford Roll of Honor Memorial (courtesy of Doug & Edie Hilts)
Regina War Memorial, Legislative Grounds (courtesy of Doug & Edie Hilts)
Son of William and Sarah Abbott, of Lazonby, Cumberland, England. Volunteer Company Yorks & Lancaster Reg (2 yrs) Army Service Corps, South Africa (16 mths) 17th South African Light Horse, Zulu Rebellion, 1904 (4 mths) Served in the NWMP for "several years" Hugh Abbott is commemerated in Canada on the Memorial to WW1 servicemen on the Legislative Grounds, Regina, SK and the Roll of Honour Memorial in Tuxford, SK. Hugh is also commemerated in the UK on the Cenotaph in St.Nicholas's churchyard, Lazonby, Cumbria