Abba, Thomas Henry

BORN HULL 1886. SON OF THOMAS HENRY ABBA (1855-1920) & THE LATE ELIZABETH JOHNSON (1860-1908), AT THIS ADDRESS. SON OF A CABINET MAKER. ONE OF SIX CHILDREN. HIS FAMILY ALSO LIVED 23 & 100 WITHAM & 47 COURTNEY STREET, HULL. HE WAS A SALESMAN AND COLLECTOR BEFORE THE WAR. HE ENLISTED IN HULL. EX 22536, EYR. HE TRANSFERRED TO THE 2ND YORKSHIRE HUSSARS. HIS DEATH WAS REPORTED IN THE HDM 21/05/1917. KILLED IN ACTION 09/04/1917, AGED 31. HE WAS A SINGLE MAN AND HIS ARMY EFFECTS WERE LEFT TO HIS FATHER THOMAS ABBA.
HIS YOUNGER BROTHER, PRIVATE, HAROLD ABBA, 10TH EYR, WAS KILLED AT OPPY WOOD A MONTH EARLIER ON 03/05/1917. ANOTHER BROTHER WALTER ALSO SERVED AND SURVIVED THE WAR.


First name:
THOMAS HENRY
Military Number:
36281
Rank:
Lance Corporal
Date Died
09/04/1917
Place died:
Arras Memorial, Pas de Calais, France
Age:
35
9 , SPYVEE STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK