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Thomas Abbey

In memory of:

Private Thomas Abbey

August 10, 1918


Quesnoy, France

Military Service


Service Number:

136646

Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles (British Columbia Regt.)

Additional Information


Born:

July 21, 1889
Toronto, Ontario

Enlistment:

March 7, 1916
Toronto, Ontario

Son of Thomas Abbey and Ruth Barton (formerly Abbey), of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 357 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

III. E. 123.

Location:

Bouchoir is a village in the Department of the Somme on the straight main road from Amiens to Roye. The BOUCHOIR NEW BRITISH CEMETERY is on the north-east side of the road nearly 2 kilometres south-east of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram August 1916. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram August 1916. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram September 1918. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram September 1918.....submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– Pte. Thomas Abbey was born in Toronto and originally enlisted with the 74th Battalion.
  • Circumstance of death– Extract from Circumstances of Death Registers, First World War for Private Thomas Abbey
Source:  Circumstances of Death Registers, First World War Mikan record:46246 Volume Number:31829_B016711 Page:19
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy Wilf Schofield, England

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