We remember Geoffrey Dyett Abbott

We remember Geoffrey Dyett Abbott

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Timeline

Timeline

1891
birth Srinigar, Kashmir India Source:8068952 12th October 1891
1901
education St Augustine's Eastbourne, Sussex United Kingdom Source:8068958 31st March 1901
1906
education Cheltenham College Cheltenham, Gloucestershire United Kingdom Source:8068978 1906 - 1909
1911
commission Source:8068952 March 1911
1911
service British Army Second Lieutenant Connaught Rangers Source:8068962 2nd April 1911
1914
service British Army Lieutenant Connaught Rangers 1 Battalion Source:8068952 June 1914 - 2nd November 1914
1914
dates Age 23 Source:7613116 2nd November 1914
education Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst Sandhurst, Berkshire United Kingdom Source:8068952
1914
death Killed in Action "On the 2nd instant (November, 1914) we went to relieve the 2nd Gurkhas and came under rather heavy fire crossing an open place. It was in the above open place he was killed." Laventie France Source:7309839 Source:8068952 Source:7613116 2nd November 1914
burial Royal Irish Rifles Graveyard, Laventie CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais France Source:7309839

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Geoffrey Dyett
Initials GD
Last Name Abbott
Source 7309839
First Names Geoffrey Dyett
Initials GD
Last Name Abbott
Source 7613116
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
23 Marine Parade, Dover, Kent United Kingdom parents address known 1911-04-02
St Augustine's, Blackwater Road, Eastbourne, Sussex United Kingdom school/college address known 1901-03-31
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Connaught Rangers Second Lieutenant
British Army Connaught Rangers 1 Battalion Lieutenant
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Colonel Frank Abbott father
Elizabeth Lucy Maud Abbott mother

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Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Hannah21187
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Hannah21187
British Army, Bond of Sacrifice: Officers Died in the Great War 1914-1916 Transcription Hannah21187
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Hannah21187
British Army, De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-1918 Transcription Hannah21187

External Evidence

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The Bond of Sacrifice: Geoffrey Dyett Abbott Hannah21187
Cheltenham Chronicle, "Casualties to Local Officers", 14th November 1914 Hannah21187
Cheltenham Looker-On, "Lieutenant Geoffrey Dyett Abbott (O.C.)," 2nd January 1915 Hannah21187

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Portrait photograph of Geoffrey Dyett Abbott Charlotte33
Bond of Sacrifice Entry for Geoffrey Dyett Abbott John94621
Lieutenant Geoffrey Dyett Abbott James201

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