John Henry Abbott

Name

John Henry Abbott

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

30/08/1914
30

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
4090
3rd (King's Own) Hussars
NA

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

LONDON CEMETERY AND EXTENSION, LONGUEVAL
10.J.2.
France

UK Memorials

St Matthew’s Church Memorial, Oxhey

Pre War

Son of George and Lydia Abbott, of Watford, Hertfordshire; husband of Gertrude M. Abbott, of Norwich, Norfolk.

Wartime Service

He enlisted as Private 4090 with the King’s Own Hussars and was an early fatality of the war, killed in action on 30 August 1914. He may have been the first fatality of the war from Oxhey.

Additional Information

His brother, Edward Abbott, was killed in 1915. Also see ‘Additional Information’ provided with kind permission of Bushey First World War Commemoration Project – Please visit www.busheyworldwarone.org.uk.

Acknowledgments

Dianne Payne - www.busheyworldwarone.org.uk, Jonty Wild