|Collection type||Private Record|
|Measurement||1 wallet: 1 cm|
Abbott, Francis Arthur
|Place made||France: Picardie, Somme, Peronne|
|Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room.||AWM93 12/11/6|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
|Copying Provisions||Copying permitted subject to physical condition|
Abbott, Francis Arthur (Sergeant, b.1893 - d.1918)
Collection relating to the First World War service of 3170 Sergeant Francis Arthur Abbott, serving with 33 Battalion in France, 1917-1918. Collection consists of four letters from Abbott to family members commenting on battle conditions; military rations; the need for commitment by all to England; the Conscription issue, and local Penrith concerns. Also included are three letters of condolence to Abbott family members following Abbott's death in 1918.
Also see AWM2016.26.1
Biographical note: 3170 Sergeant Francis Arthur Abbott, 33 Battalion, AIF. Killed in action, Peronne, 31 August 1918. Age 25. Son of Joseph and Mary Ann Abbott of Hornseywood, Penrith, New South Wales.