2nd Lt
John Gurney Abbott

Information about birth

Year of birth:
1890
Place of birth:
Surrey, England, United Kingdom

General information

Profession:
Clerk

Army information

Country:
England, United Kingdom
Force:
British Expeditionary Force
Rank:
Second Lieutenant
Service number:
/
Units:
 —  The Rifle Brigade, 6th Bn. attd. Trench Mortar, 59th Bty.  (Attached)

Information about death

Date of death:
21/09/1917
Place of death:
Eagle Trench, Langemark, Belgium
Cause of death:
Killed in action (K.I.A.)
Age:
27

Memorial

Tyne Cot Memorial
Panel: 145.A

Distinctions and medals 2

Sources 7

"The history of the Twentieth (Light) Division", Inglefield V.E., Nisbet & Co., 1921, pg. 168-170.
Sources used
"The Third Ypres Passchendaele. The Day-by-Day Account", McCarthy C., London, Arms & Armour Press, 1995, pg. 81.
Sources used
Ancestry
http://www.ancestry.co.uk/
Further reference
CWGC
http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/845618/ABBOTT,%20JOHN%20GURNEY
Sources used
Portraits of Lloyd's Men ( whose names appear on Lloyd's War Memorial )
Sources used
The London Gazette
Sources used
The Long Long Trail
http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/
Further reference