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Edward Lyman Abbott

In memory of:

Captain Edward Lyman Abbott

August 14, 1918

Military Service


Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

52nd Bn.

Honours and Awards:

Military Cross and Bar

Additional Information


Born:

May 1, 1891
Hovering, Ontario

Enlistment:

September 23, 1915
Regina, Saskatchewan

Son of James Henry and Mary Ann Abbott (nee Jackson), of Regina, Saskatchewan.

Captain Edward Lyman Abbott was inducted in the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame on June 13, 2014.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. B. 13.

Location:

Roye is a commune in the Department of the Somme 40 kilometres south-east of Amiens. The ROYE NEW BRITISH CEMETERY is south-east of the town on the side of the Noyon road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of EDWARD LYMAN ABBOTT– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me. From the Annie Boyes collection courtesy of the Simcoe County Archives. http://www.simcoe.ca/dpt/arc
  • Photo of EDWARD LYMAN ABBOTT– E.L. Abbott in uniform
  • Cemetery– excerpt from Roye Cemetery directory
  • Photo of EDWARD LYMAN ABBOTT– Captain EL Abbott's medals on display with the trophy named in his honour (The Abbott Cup) at the Hockey Hall of Fame inToronto during their tribute to how WW1 impacted the sport of hockey 100 years earlier - December 2014
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Press Clipping 2
  • Newspaper Clipping 3
  • Newspaper Clipping (4)
  • Newspaper Clipping (5)
  • Attestation Paper– One of 2 images of p 1 Abbott's CEF Attestation document, online at Library Archives Canada.
  • Abbott Memorial Cup– The Abbott Memorial Cup, commonly referred to as the Abbott Cup, was awarded annually from 1919 through 1999 to the Junior "A" ice hockey Champion for Western Canada. The Cup was named after Captain E.L. (Hick) Abbott who was a noted hockey player in Western Canada. He captained the Regina Victorias when it won the Junior Championship of Canada in 1913 and 1914. Captain Abbott died in active service in the First World War and the trophy was presented in his memory in 1919 by the Saskatchewan Amateur Hockey Association
  • Photo of Edward Abbott– EDWARD LYMAN ABBOTT AKA "LYMAN" To The Family.
  • Photo of Edward Abbott– Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Biography– Captain Edward Lyman will be inducted in the Saskatchewan Sports of Hall of Fame on June 13, 2014.
  • Biography– Captain Edward Lyman will be inducted in the Saskatchewan Sports of Hall of Fame on June 13, 2014.
  • Plaque– Captain Edward Lyman Abbott was inducted in the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame on June 13, 2014.

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