LONDON CEMETERY AND EXTENSION, LONGUEVAL
St Matthew’s Church Memorial, Oxhey
Son of George and Lydia Abbott, of Watford, Hertfordshire; husband of Gertrude M. Abbott, of Norwich, Norfolk.
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.
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.