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Abbot Jr. , John R.

Rank and Name, Lieutenant Junior Grade John R. Abbot Jr.

Unit/Placed in on, USS Twiggs (DD-591) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.

 

John is born in 1921 in Cambridge City, Massachusetts.

 

Father, John R. Abbot.

Mother, Helen (Maxwell) Abbot.

 

John enlisted the service in Massachusetts with serial # 0-244720.

 

John was KIA when the ship was attacked/Hit and Sunk by a Kamikaze of the Coast off Okinawa on June 16, 1945, Lieutenant Junior Grade John R. Abbot Jr. is honored with a Combat Action Ribbon,  Purple Heart, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

 

John is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA.

Courts of the Missing.

 

Thanks to http://www.navsource.org/archives/05/591.htm  Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC,  https://abmc.gov Info P.O.W.

Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html

NavyLog, http://navylog.navymemorial.org Philippine Scouts Heritage Society, Sean Conjenos, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Familysearch.com, https://www.familysearch.org Navy Marines Info Geoffrey Roecker, https://missingmarines.com/ Medals Info, http://www.honorstates.org Website, https://hendrikswebdesign.nl/

USS Twigs (DD-591) Destroyer
Mascot Dog Jeanie
His rank Lieutenant Junior Grade