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Abbott, Col Herbert Edward Stacylocked

CBE 1919; DSO 1896, late RE, retired

Born Calcutta, 6 April 1855; s of late Gen. H. E. S. Abbott, Bengal Infantry; m 1881, Mary, d of Thomas Aveling, Rochester, Kent; one d; died 13 June 1939

Education

Elizabeth College, Guernsey; RMA, Woolwich

Career

Commissioned in Royal Engineers, 1874; went to India, 1877; served Afghan War, 1878–791880 (medal); employed in Public Works Dept, Punjab; served Hazara Expedition, 1888 (medal and clasp, despatches); Hazara Expedition, 1892 (clasp, despatches); served with Chitral relief force, 1895 (despatches, medal, clasp, and DSO); invalided to England, 1897; returned to India, 1898; officiating Chief Engineer, Punjab, PWD, 1903–04; returned to England, 1904; retired, 1906; re-employed, 1909, as War Office Inspector of Territorial Buildings; and in charge of building operations Duke of York’s Headquarters, Chelsea; Special Duty Horse Guards, London Dist., 1915–19 (despatches, CBE)

Club

Junior United Service

Address

80 King’s Road, Richmond, Surrey

Richmond 1137