Abel, P. C. (Percy / Percival C / P. Clark)

Rank Private
Service # 880818
Unit # 186th, 18th
Resident Chatham
Books Of Rememberance Page Available

Reported for duty on July 4th, 1916, proceeding to London thence to Camp Borden where they encamped until October, returning then to Chatham. They embarked for overseas March 28th, 1917, arriving in England April 26th, proceeding thence to France to the base at Etaples by way of Folkestone and Boulougne reaching the 18th. Battalion August 31th. While acting as runner at Passchendaele in November, he received wounds, necessitating three month Hospital treatment in England. He was then returned to Bramshott to continue training. He remained there till the end of the war. Discharged at London Febuary 17th, 1919 due to demobilisation.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Sources IODE, Harwich Womens Institute Book - Kent OGS Room, C-K Library, Chatham, Chatham Daily News - Obituaries (26-04-1961), Chatham Daily News - Obituaries
Height 5' 8 1/2"
Eye Colour Gray
Age 26
Complexion Fair
Hair Fair
Race White
Birthplace London, England
Religion Anglican
Last Place of Employment J.T. Sloan, R.R.#3, Chatham, Onatario
Average Earnings $2.50 per day
When Enlisted June 10th, 1916
Where Enlisted Chatham, Ontario
Next of Kin Mother- Mrs. Charlotte Abel

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