George Fowtrell Abel (MM)
First World War
Not Yet Researched
BASRA WAR CEMETERY
III. S. 8. Iraq
Hoddesdon and Rye Park Town Memorial St Catherine and St Paul’s Church Memorial, Hoddesdon St Cuthberts Church, Rye Park
Born in 1879 in Sheerness, Kent and baptised on 31 Dec 1879 in St Paul’s, Sheerness son of William and Matilda (Fowtrell) Abel of 4 Rose Vale, Hoddesdon and later living at Rye House Hotel.
Formerly GS/1449 Private Royal Fusiliers he entered France on 1 Jun 1915. He then obtained a commission to the General List on 28 Mar 1917 and died in Iraq.