Service Details
Name:
ABBEY
Given Name:
THOMAS WALTER
Initials:
T W
Service No:
378
Rank:
Private
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Regiment:
South African Infantry
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Unit:
2nd Regt.
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Unit 2:
"D" Coy.
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Date of Death:
1917-04-12
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Age:
36
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, in the improvised and disastrous attack of the 9th (Scottish) Division on the German positions in the East of Fampoux. The 2nd SAI, who went in 400 strong, lost 16 officers and 285 men.
Additional
Information:
Son of Mrs. Elizabeth Ann and the late Thomas Abbey, of 146, Cathcart Rd., Queenstown, Cape Province. His brother also died in service
Commemoration
Country:
France
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Locality:
Pas de Calais
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Cemetery:
POINT-DU-JOUR MILITARY CEMETERY, ATHIES
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Grave Reference:
Sp. Mem. A. 5.

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