Lt Harry Bertram Abadie

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The Royal Memorial Chapel

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Stone Marble
Lettering: Incised
  • Boer War, Second (1899-1902)
About the memorial: Memorial to Lieutenant Harry Bertram Abadie, 11th Prince Albert's Own Hussars. Son of Major General H R Abadie, CB, Lieutenant Governor of Jersey and Kate Teesdale Abadie. Educated at Winchester College. Gentleman Cadet at the Royal Military College, Sandhurst. Commissioned into the 11th Hussars Oct 1892. Served with the Chitral Relief Force under Sir Robert Low in 1895 receiving the medal with clasp. Promoted to Lieutenant Sep 1894. Served in the North-West Frontier Campaign of 1897-98 under Sir William Lockhart as Assistant Transport Officer, 2nd Brigade, Tirah Expeditionary Force being mentioned in despatches (London Gazette 5 Apr 1898) and received the medal with two clasps. Served in the 2nd Anglo Boer War in South Africa 1899-1902. Was appointed ADC to Lieutenant General Sir Archibald Hunter in March 1900, and was mentioned in despatches (London Gazette 8 Feb 1901, as being "deserving of much praise" during the siege of Ladysmith, when he performed the duties of Staff Officer for Water Supplies. He was awarded the DSO (Edinburgh Gazette 1 Oct 1901) and was again mentioned in despatches (London Gazette 5 Sep 1901). Awarded the Queen's Medal with five clasps. Died of enteric fever (typhoid) at Norval's Pont aged 28 years. He is buried in Grave 41 and commemorated on a memorial in the British Military Cemetery, Colesberg, Northern Cape, South Africa. He is also commemorated on 2 memorial plaques in Canterbury Cathedral.
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Harry Bertram Abadie DSO, Lieut, XI Prince Albert's Own Hussars. Died at Norval's Pont, South Africa 25th Feb 1901 aged 28 years.

Harry Bertram Abadie

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