In Memory Of

ABBEY, THOMAS WALTER

Service Details
Age:
36
Date of Birth:
-0001-11-30
Service No:
378
Rank:
Private
Unit:
2nd Regt.
Unit 2:
"D" Coy.
Regiment:
South African Infantry
Date of Death:
1917-04-12
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.
Commemoration
Grave Reference:
Sp. Mem. A. 5.
Cemetery:
POINT-DU-JOUR MILITARY CEMETERY, ATHIES
Localitly:
Pas de Calais
Country:
France
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