Date of Death:
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3rd Bn. attd. 2nd Bn. Border Regiment
21 september 1891 , Carlisle
26 october 1917 at Gheluvelt
Son of Thomas and Mary J. Abram , Currock , Carlisle
Husband of Edith E. Abram, of Victoria Lodge, Currock, Carlisle
Educated at Bishop Goodwin School and Carlisle Grammar School (1904-11)
Minor Scholar Tutor in Private Choir School
Tyne Cot Memorial
Panel 85 to 86
26 october 1917
Obtained his commission in the Border Regiment
Proceeded to France
Killed in action
His officer wrote to the family:
“Your son was killed whilst leading his company in the last attack.
He was shot through the head and died immediately…I had seen the way he handled his men and gained the confidence and respect of all who knew him.
His men would follow him anywhere…In the action a few days before he was killed he did extraordinary good work and I recommended him for a decoration.
I am only too sorry he did not get it as had been well earned.”