Military Provost Staff Corps

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Soldier Details:
Surname: Abbott
Initials:   J.H.
Rank:   Corporal
Army No.:  P/10865
Notes:   MFP. Awarded the 1914 Star with clasp and rose (clasp 2/2554), Victory and War Medals. First served abroad (1) France, 13/8/1914 to 27/8/1914 and 11/12/1914 to 15/3/1915. Formerly Pte. 2 Royal Berkshire Regt. No. 7867. 12/9/1918 discharged. Info from Pension Index Cards:- MINISTRY OF PENSIONS. CLAIMANT. MPR.51. 11/W/91457, 11/M/.289285. Abbott, Hilda M, Man's name Abbott, John Henry, P/10865, A/Cpl, MFP, relationship to man Widow. Also:- MINISTRY OF PENSIONS. MPR 27. Abbott, John Henry, P/10865, A/Cpl, MFP, Widow Abbott, Hilda M, 88 Liverpool Road, Reading, 11/M/289285, 11/W/91457, 21/10/47. Also:- Abbott, John Henry, MFP, P/10865, Royal Berks Regt, 7867, 12/9/18 to discharge, 11/W/91457, case R 11 from treatment, 22/2/23. C/O Mr Abbott, Ewstone, Oxon. Stamp: Ad 25/9/18 at 18/- from 13/9/18 to 18/3/19, Chelsea no. VV56/1580, received 27/9/18, John Henry Abbott.

Decorations/Medals/Awards (1)
  1. Decoration:   Silver War Badge Gazette Date: 1918-09-24 Gazette Issue: WO 329/3243 Gazette Page: List MPC/83
Citation:   Badge No. B15403. Enlisted 28/12/1904, discharged 12/9/1918. Class P Army Reserve. Pension awarded. Age 32years 2months. Served abroad.