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AbbottHenry John24965TrooperSource: QSA Medal Rolls18th Company, 6th Btn, IY
AbbottHerbert Benjamin Thomas68PrivateSource: OZ-Boer databaseTasmania, 3rd Imperial Contingent
AbbottHerbert Edward StacyMajorHe was born at Alipore, India, 6 April 1855, son of General Herbert Edward Stacy Abbott, Bengal Infantry.  He was educated at Elizabeth College, Guernsey, and at the RMA, Woolwich; was commissioned in the Royal Engineers 17 August 1874; went to India, 1877; served in the Afghan War as Assistant Engineer, Khyber Line Force and Khyber Brigade, 1878-79-80 (Medal).  He was employed in Public Works Department, Punjab; became Captain 17 August 1885; served with the Hazara Expedition, 1888 (Medal with clasp); Hazara Expedition, 1892 (clasp and Despatches [London Gazette, 20 October 1891]).  He became Major 6 August 1894.  He served with the Chitral Relief Force, 1895 (Despatches; Medal with clasp, and created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 21 January 1896]: “Herbert Edward Stacy Abbott, Major, Royal Engineers.  In recognition of services during the operations of the Chitral Relief Force”.  Presentation in June 1896.  He was invalided to England in 1897; returned to India, 1898; Lieutenant Colonel, 1901; officiating Chief Engineer, Punjab, PWD, 1903-4; returned to England, 1904; Brevet Colonel 1 October 1904; Colonel, retired, 1 October 1906; re-employed, 1909, as War Office Inspector of Territorial Buildings, and in charge of building operations, Duke of York's Headquarters, Chelsea; special duty, London District, 1915-19.  Colonel Abbott was awarded a CBE in the War Honours List, January 1919.  He married, 8 March 1881, at Bangalore, India, Mary, daughter of Thomas Aveling, of Rochester, Kent, and their children were: Thomas Aveling Abbott, born 13 October 1882 (Captain, RA, killed in action), and Ida Daisy Abbott.
CBE (1st Mil), DSO, Afghan (0) (Lt RE), IGS 1854 (2) Hazara 1988 Hazara 1891 (Capt RE), IGS 1895 (1) RofC (Major RE).Glendining Dec 89 £1,450.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
Royal Engineers
AbbottHerbert James1555SaddlerSource: OZ-Boer databaseVictoria, 5th Mounted Rifles Contingent
AbbottI3rd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Northamptonshire Regiment
AbbottJAble SeamanQSA (0). Ref: 158.096.
Source: QSA medal rolls
HMS Fearless
AbbottJGunnerQSA (5) TH OFS RoL Tr LN.
Source: QSA medal rolls
Natal Naval Volunteers
AbbottJ 4421Private1st Btn. Slightly wounded at Natal. 18 Dec 1899.
Source: Natal Field Force Casualty Roll, page 152 line 49
Manchester Regiment
AbbottJ230PrivateQSA (5).
Source: QSA medal rolls
14th (The King's) Hussars
AbbottJ3856CorporalQSA (1).
Source: QSA medal rolls
1st (Royal) Dragoons
AbbottJ4807PrivateQSA (5). To Army Reserve.
Source: QSA medal rolls
8th (The King's Royal Irish) Hussars
AbbottJ4259Private2nd Battalion
Source: QSA roll
(Duke of Cambridge's Own) Middlesex Regiment
AbbottJ6657Private2nd Battalion
Source: QSA roll
(Duke of Cambridge's Own) Middlesex Regiment
AbbottJSource: WO100/279Natal Government Railways
AbbottJSource: WO100/279Natal Government Railways
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