Abbott, Wilson Ruffin (W.R.) Rank Doctor Service # U.S. 1600 Unit # U.S. Army Born in Chatham, ON. 19/07/1873, the son of Dr. Anderson Ruffin Abbott . Dr. Wilson Abbott enlisted in the US Army 11/09/1918 in Springfield, Illinois as a Medical Doctor. Dr W. R. Abbott died in Illinois 5 December, 1938. Place of burial unknown. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Sources A. Fisher – email 22/02/17 Notice something wrong with this record? Or, do you have something to add? Report it using our online form.