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Full Name: Arthur Howard Abel
Rank Last Held: Second Lieutenant
Forename(s): Arthur Howard
Surname: Abel
War: World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.: 22519
Gender: Male
Date of Birth: 1895
Place of Birth: New Zealand
First Known Rank: Second Lieutenant
Occupation before Enlistment: Clerk
Next of Kin: Robert Samuel Abel (father), Avondale South, Auckland, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Body on Embarkation: New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit: 23rd Reinforcements Specialist Company, Signal Section
Embarkation Date: 2 April 1917
Place of Embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Transport: HMNZT 80
Vessel: Corinthic
Destination: Plymouth, England (10 June 1917)
Nominal Roll Number: 57
Page on Nominal Roll: 25
Last Unit Served: Auckland Infantry Regiment
Place of Death: Havrincourt, France
Date of Death: 1 September 1918
Year of Death: 1918
Cause of Death: Killed in action
Cemetery Name: Bancourt British Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France
Grave Reference: I. B. 23.
Memorial Name: Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories
Obituary: Obituary: Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. Third Term, 1918.
Biographical Notes:
  • Son of Robert Samuel Abel and Ethel Viner Abel.
  • Attended Auckland Grammar School.
Description of Image: Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel A - Adams
Archives NZ source: Military personnel file
Further References: Auckland Grammar School chronicle. 1918, Third term. p.16.
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