Regt. No.: 168
Name: Abbott, Jacob
Rank: Private
Community: Wesleyville
Occupation: Sailor
Enlisted: September 3, 1914
Enlist. Age: 22

Military Medal
London Gazette, January 14th, 1918.
Action Date, October 9th, 1917 – Broembeek.
On the evening of October 9th, 1917, the Transport were taking rations to the Battalion in the front line when a shell burst among them killing the Transport Officer, four of his men, and wounding another. These men, notwithstanding difficulties from shell fire, safely delivered the rations to Brigade Headquarters.