Lt Col Richard Nevill Abadie, DSO

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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
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Memorial to Lieutenant Colonel Richard Nevill Abadie, DSO, 2nd Battalion the King's Royal Rifle Corps. Son of Major General Henry Richard Abadie, CB, Lieutenant Governor of Jersey and Kate Teesdale Abadie (nee Sandeman). Gentleman Cadet at the Royal Military College, Sandhurst. Commissioned into the King's Royal Rifle Corps 10 Mar 1900. Promoted to Lieutenant 9 May 1901 and to Major 1 Sep 1915. Brigade Major Aug 1914-1916. Killed in action aged 35 years. Commemorated on the Nieuport Memorial, Nieuwpoort, Arrondissement Veurne, West Flanders (West-Vlaanderen), Belgium. He is also commemorated on a memorial plaque in Canterbury Cathedral and on a memorial in Ocklynge Cemetery, Eastbourne.
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Richard Nevill Abadie, DSO. Lt Col 2nd Bn King's R Rifle Corps. Killed in action Nieuport, Belgium 10th July 1917 aged 35 years. A Mother's Proud Memory.

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