Geoffrey Dyett Abbott

Name

Geoffrey Dyett Abbott

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

02/11/1914
23

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Lieutenant
Connaught Rangers
1st Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

ROYAL IRISH RIFLES GRAVEYARD, LAVENTIE
V. B. 1.
France

Headstone

>Not Researched

UK Memorials

Haileybury College Cloister Wall Memorial, Hertford Heath

Pre War

Born on 12 Oct 1891 and baptised on 7 Nov 1891 in Srinigar, Kashmir, India son of Col. Frank and Elizabeth Lucy Maud (Berkeley) Abbott later of 6 Pall Mall, London. Educated at the United Services College 1903-05 Haileybury College 1905-06 and the Royal Military College, Sandhurst. Commissioned on 4 Mar 1911, 2nd Lieutenant Connaught Rangers and promoted to Lieutenant 9 Jun 1914.

Wartime Service

He served in India and then in France and was killed in action at Laventie.

Additional Information

United Services College, Westward Ho, Devon amalgamated with Imperial Service College in Windsor in 1912 and then moved to Haileybury College, Hertford Heath in 1942.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox, Karen Smith - Acting Director of External Relations www.haileybury.com/honour