Canadian World War I Army Officer. He served during World War I as a Lieutenant in the 4th Canadian Mounted Rifle (Central Ontario) regiment. He was killed in action at Vimy Ridge, France.
He was the son of William Burling Abbey and Katharine Eleanor Abbey, of 1606, Mifflin Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He lies buried in the Thelus Military Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France in Section IV, Row E, Grave 9.