CEF Soldier Detail

Sergeant Albert Frederick Abbott
Died: June 10, 1916

Regimental Number:
80005
Survived War:
No
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
31st Battalion
Company:
D
Place of Birth:
Chatham, New Brunswick
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Charlotte Abbott; wife; 112-22 91st Street, Edmonton, Alberta
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
December 27, 1881
Trade or Calling:
Building Superintendant
Marital Status:
Married
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Edmonton, Alberta
Date of Enlistment:
December 12, 1914
Age at enlistment:
33
Height:
5 Feet 8 Inches
Chest:
39 5/16 Inches
Expansion:
5 Inches
Religion:
Wesleyan
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Died of Wounds
Battle Died/Wounded:
Wounded on 6th June 1916 in Battle of Mount Sorrel and died of wounds.
Date of Death:
June 10, 1916
Age at Death:
34
Buried at:
Lijjsenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium
Plot:
VII. C. 21.
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
No
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Not Specified
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 1Box 103 - 5
Canadian Virtual War Memorial
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Sergeant Canadian Infantry 31st Battalion D
Images
31 Bn (Alberta)

Son of Lemuel H. and Mary Abbott; husband of Charlotte L. Abbott, of 2014, Noyes St., Evanston, Ill., U.S.A. Native of Chatham, New Brunswick. Arrived England May 1915// France Sept 1915

Died of wounds, probably received during the fighting around Mt Sorrel and Hill 62.

There was a large military hospital at the cemetery this man is buried in and he no doubt died there.

8 Jul 1916 issue of The World notes that a memorial service was held in honour of John Croft and Fred Abbott at St Lukes Methodist Church in Chatham 

 The Bn War Diary notes heavy fighting near Menin Mill on 7-9 June with the wounded being evacuated to Ypres

Died of Wounds (GSW neck and left shoulder) in a Casualty Clearing Stn