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Abbott, George Joseph

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A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.
According to the 1901 England census, George Joseph Abbott was the son of Augustus Abbott and Florence Baird. He was born in Plaistow, Essex, England on 20 May 1898.

He married Luella Alfrieda Yanke on 1 November 1922. At the time of his marriage, George lived at 205 Waterloo Street in Kitchener and was a rubber worker. Luella, a factory hand, aged 24, lived at 118 Waterloo Street, Kitchener and was the daughter of Henry Yanke and Anna Graf. The witness to the marriage was Leona Ringle, of 113 Edward Street, Kitchener. Both George and Luella gave their religious denomination as Lutheran.

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Abbott, George Joseph ; Abbott, Augustus ; Yanke, Luella Alfrieda ; Yanke, Henry ; Graf, Anna ; Baird, Florence ; Ringle, Leona
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Kitchener Public Library
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Geographic Coverage:
  • Birthplace:
    England, United Kingdom
    Latitude: 51.05 Longitude: -0.56667
  • Place of enlistment, residence and marriage:
    Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.4501 Longitude: -80.48299
  • Place of military service:
    France, France
    Latitude: 46 Longitude: 2
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Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
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Abbott, George


Enlisted with the 118th Battalion on January 26, 1916.

He was born in England.

His next of kin is Augustus Abbott, 205 Waterloo St., Kitchener.

He served in France.

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Abbott, George Joseph

A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County.