Abbot/Abott/Abbott, E G or G E
EDWARD GEORGE or GEORGE EDWARD ABBOTT
Remembered with honour Loos Memorial: Panel 15 to 19.
He enlisted at Westminster, London; was entitled to the Victory, British War and 1914-15 Star medals, his qualifying date being 31 August 1915, and was killed in action. Unfortunately, Edward’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
Son of George and the late Lydia (nee ENGLAND) ABBOTT.
His parents married 10 June 1878 at St Mary’s, Watford. Lydia died 1912 in Oxhey, Herts, aged 61, and was buried 3 February at St James’, Bushey, Herts; George died 1930 in Watford aged 82, and was buried 26 February, also at St James.
Edward was born 1883 in Watford, and baptised 9 December 1883 at All Saints, Leavesden, Herts. He resided in Bushey, Herts.
On the 1891 Census, aged 6 he lived in Bushey, with his parents and three siblings. On the 1901 Census, a general labourer aged 18, he lived in New Bushey, with his parents and two siblings. On the 1911 Census, a carman for a coal merchant aged 27, George still lived in New Bushey, with his parents and no siblings.
Date of deathon or since 26/09/1915
Age at death31
Place of death
NotesHis brother John died 4 September 1914 and also features on this Roll of Honour
- 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)