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Coder John Milton Abbott
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Birth: 1920
Wandsworth
Greater London, England
Death: Nov. 5, 1940, At Sea

Casualty of WWII,John was a Coder in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve. Killed in action aboard H.M.S Jervis Bay;Service No: P/LD/X 4844.

He was 20 and the son of Edward John and Bessie Abbott,[nee Whitehouse] of Streatham, London.

Births Dec 1920 ABBOTT John M Whitehouse Wandsworth 1d 1170


HMS Jervis Bay encountered the German Pocket-Battleship Admiral Scheer whilst protecting a convoy of ships sailing between Canada & England.Of the 255 men who sailed on the ship that day, only 65 were to survive.
The Captain of HMS Jervis Bay (Fogarty Fegen) subsequently received a posthumous V.C. for the brave actions of the ship & crew that day.
 
 
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Burial:
Portsmouth Naval Memorial
Portsmouth
Portsmouth Unitary Authority
Hampshire, England
Plot: Panel 44, Column 3.
 
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Originally Created by: darealjolo
Record added: Apr 23, 2008
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Coder John Milton Abbott
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Coder John Milton Abbott
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