Service Number: 3263

Rank: Private

Unit: 33rd Australian Infantry Battalion

Service: Australian Army

Conflict / Operation: First World War, 1914-1918

Conflict eligibility date:  First World War, 1914-1921

The official commencement and cut-off dates for inclusion in the Roll of Honour and the Commemorative Roll.

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Date of death: 3 August 1918

Place of death: United Kingdom

Cause of death: Drowning

Place of association: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Cemetery or memorial details: Hollybrook Memorial, Southampton, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom

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

Location on the Roll of Honour

Norman Cecil Abbott's name is located at 121 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).

Plan of Commemorative area showing which panel the name Norman Cecil Abbott's is located

Roll of Honour name projection

Norman Cecil Abbott's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:

  • Wed 22 June, 2016 at 2:30 am
  • Wed 3 August, 2016 at 8:07 pm
  • Wed 21 September, 2016 at 3:35 am
  • Fri 18 November, 2016 at 9:57 pm
  • Mon 23 January, 2017 at 3:23 am
  • Wed 22 March, 2017 at 9:39 pm
  • Wed 10 May, 2017 at 2:15 am
  • Thu 22 June, 2017 at 12:12 am
  • Thu 3 August, 2017 at 4:23 am

These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.

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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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