Like his family member Frank Abdey (also in the Archive), Albert Abdey served in the Canadian Expeditionary Force during First World War.Irene and Paul Hawkins.
Albert Abdey was born December 2nd 1880 in Richmond, Surrey, England. He came to Canada some time before 1915, because he enlisted at St. Thomas on July 29th of that year. He sailed to England also on the SS Lapland at the same time as his brother-in-law George White. He served in the 33rd Battalion, the 4th Infantry. He was discharged April 23rd 1919, and moved to Detroit, Michigan, where he met and married Ellen Pope in 1924.