Soldier Details:
Surname: Abbott
Initials:   W.
Rank:   Lance Corporal
Army No.:  18507
Notes:   MFP. Awarded the 1915 Star, Victory and War Medals. First served abroad (1) France, 21/3/1915 to 13/5/1915 and 25/9/1915 to 20/10/1915 and 14/5/1917 to 22/12/1917 on medal roll C/134 page B1385. Formerly Pte. 2 East Kent Regt. No. 9836 (shown as 9386 on pension record). He enlisted in the Buffs 28/10/10, transferred to the Royal Engineers 10/5/18, re transferred to the Buffs, transferred to the Labour Corps. No. 592678 6/6/18. Discharged medically unfit for war service 13/8/18. Re enlisted in the MFP 12/9/19, discharged 11/9/20. Post 1920 MFP No. 7682521. Enlisted age 18.1 years, occupation Farm Labourer, born Chelham, Cantebury, Kent, home address 1 Garden Place, Tanner Street, Faversham, Kent. Served Home 28/10/10 to 10/1/13, India 11/1/13 to 15/11/14, Home 16/11/14 to 20/3/15, France 21/3/15 to 13/5/15, Home 14/5/15 to 24/9/15, Salonika 25/9/15 to 20/10/15, Home 21/10/15 to 15/5/17, France 16/5/17 to 21/10/17, Home 22/10/17 to 13/8/18, discharged no longer physically fit for war service 13/8/18. Received Gun Shot Wound Right Arm 12/10/17.