Edward Isaac Abbott

Name

Edward Isaac Abbott

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

05/07/1917

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
25380
Bedfordshire Regiment
4th Bn.

Awards

British War and Victory medals

Cemetery/Memorial

ARRAS MEMORIAL
Bay 5.
France

UK Memorials

Watford Borough Roll of Honour, St Mary's Parish Church Memorial, Watford

Pre War

Son of Louisa Charlotte (nee KNIGHT) and the late Isaac ABBOTT.

His parents married 1890 in the Watford district.  Isaac died 1909 in Watford aged 45, and was buried 26 November in Vicarage Road Cemetery, Watford; Louisa died 1928 in Watford aged 70., and was buried 2 August, also in Vicarage Road Cemetery.

Edward was born 1892 in Watford, and baptised 2 November 1892 at St Mary’s, Watford.  He resided in Watford.

On the 1901 Census, aged 8 he lived in Watford, with his parents and no siblings.  On the 1911 Census, a baker aged 18, he was a boarder in Watford.

Wartime Service

He enlisted in Watford; was entitled to the Victory and British War medals, and was killed in action in the front line south of Oppy Wood.  

Additional Information

Unfortunately, Edward’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.

Acknowledgments

Sue Carter (Research) and Watford Museum (ROH on line via www.ourwatfordhistory.org.uk)