Service Number: 3679

Rank: Private

Unit: 1 Battalion

Service: Australian Army

Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Date of death: 21 November 1916

Place of death: United Kingdom

Cause of death: Died of wounds

Age at death: 39

Place of association: Galong New South Wales, Australia

Cemetery or memorial details: City of London Cemetery and Crematorium, Manor Park, Newham, United Kingdom

Source: AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army

Location on the Roll of Honour

Herbert James Abel's name is located at panel 28 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).

Map of Commemorative area showing which panel Herbert James Abel's name is located

Roll of Honour circular

For the First World War the circulars were forms sent to next of kin seeking details regarding the deceased. They form the basis of the card indexes from which the original Roll of Honour was compiled.

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Personal Service Records

For information on the service records of those who served in the First World War please see Australian Service Records from World War I on the National Archives of Australia website.

War Graves

The Office of Australian War Graves has the location and other information about war graves and memorials. Search the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for details about First and Second World War graves.

Roll of Honour Certificate

Roll of honour certificates are available from the Orientation Gallery for $5.40 each.

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