George Fowtrell Abel (MM)

Name

George Fowtrell Abel (MM)

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

20/06/1918
38

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Second Lieutenant
General List

Awards

Not Yet Researched
Military Medal

Cemetery/Memorial

BASRA WAR CEMETERY
III. S. 8.
Iraq

UK Memorials

Hoddesdon and Rye Park Town Memorial
St Catherine and St Paul’s Church Memorial, Hoddesdon
St Cuthberts Church, Rye Park

Pre War

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.

Wartime Service

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.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox