Soldier Details:
Surname: Abbott
Initials:   G.
Rank:   Acting Sergeant
Army No.:  987
Notes:   MFP. Awarded the 1915 Star, Victory and War Medals. First served abroad (1) France, 21/6/1915. Class Z Reserve 17/6/1919. 1/8/1886 he enlisted in the Dorset Regiment No. 4966, age 19.11, occupation Labourer, born North Perrett, Crewkerne, Somerset, born Shropshire. Served Home 1/8/1986 to 11/1/1897, Malta 12/1/1897 to 29/12/1897, India 30/12/1897 to 8/12/1906, Malta 9/12/1906 to 8/10/1909, Home 9/10/1909 to 20/6/1915, BEF 21/6/1915 to 17/5/1919, Home 18/5/1919 to 17/6/1919 to Class Z reserve. 1/4/1905 awarded the Long Service & Good Conduct Medal Army Order 134. 3/2/1908 transferred to MFP, 17/7/1915 to PM 1 Army, 21/9/1915 promoted Cpl and posted to APN L of C Dunkirk, 26/3/1916 promoted Sgt sent to APM Calais, 16/6/1919 to Z reserve, address: 48 Duckpool Road, Newport, Mons. 30/8/1909 and 28/9/1909 he was in Cottonera Hospital, Malta and invalided home on the HT Braemar Castle. George Abbott.