Abbot/Abbott, E I or I E
EDWARD ISAAC or ISAAC EDWARD ABBOTT
Remembered with honour Arras Memorial: Bay 5.
He enlisted in Watford; was entitled to the Victory and British War medals, and was killed in action in the front line south of Oppy Wood. Unfortunately, Edward’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
Son of Louisa Charlotte (nee KNIGHT) and the late Isaac ABBOTT.
His parents married 1890 in the Watford district. Isaac died 1909 in Watford aged 45, and was buried 26 November in Vicarage Road Cemetery, Watford; Louisa died 1928 in Watford aged 70., and was buried 2 August, also in Vicarage Road Cemetery.
Edward was born 1892 in Watford, and baptised 2 November 1892 at St Mary’s, Watford. He resided in Watford.
On the 1901 Census, aged 8 he lived in Watford, with his parents and no siblings. On the 1911 Census, a baker aged 18, he was a boarder in Watford.
- 1st S.W. Herts Scout Troop [in St Mary's Parish Church Watford] (4)
- Abbot's Langley Herts War Memorial (17)
- Aldbury Herts War Memorial (1)
- Aldenham Herts War Memorial (located in Letchmore Heath Herts) (8)
- All Saints Church Croxley Green Herts (12)
- All Saints Church Harrow Weald Middx (2)
- All Saints Church Hertford (1)
- All Saints Church King's Langley Herts (1)
- All Saints Church Leavesden Herts (31)
- All Saints Church Witham Essex (3)