Harry (Henry) William Abrahams

Name

Harry (Henry) William Abrahams

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

04/10/1917
20

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
83874
Machine Gun Corps
10th Company

Awards

British War and Victory medals

Cemetery/Memorial

TYNE COT CEMETERY
Panel 154 to 159 and 163A
Belgium

Headstone

>Not Researched

UK Memorials

St Katherine’s Church Memorial, Ickleford

Pre War

Born in April 1897 in Luton to William and Edith Abrahams. On the 1901 Census he was living with his parents in Pondwicks Road, Luton and his father was working as a plate layer on the railways. He gave his address on enlistment as Ickleford, Hitchin, Herts with his father living at Round Green, Luton, Beds. His mother died in 1902.

Wartime Service

Enlisted at Bedford in December 1915 age 18 and gave occupation as a "drop forger". He was not mobilised until 30 November 1916. He left from Folkstone for Boulogne on 10 April 1917 and joined 10 Company in the field on 22 April 1917. Killed in action.

Additional Information

Formerly Training Reserve Battalion no. 16457. War gratuity of £3 awarded to father William.

Acknowledgments

Brenda Palmer