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Abbott, George Stanley

Rank and Name, Seaman First Class George Stanley Abbott.

Unit/Placed in, USS Indianapolis (CA-35) Cruiser, United States Naval Reserve.

 

George is born in 1924 in Kentucky.

 

Father, Wilbur Abbott.

Mother, Vada Abbott.

 

 George enlisted the service with serial # 8673756.

 

George was KIA when the USS Indianapolis was torpedoed and sunk by a Japanese Submarine I-58 on July 30, 1945, Seaman First Class George S. Abbott is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

 

George is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial  Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Wall of the missing.

 

Thanks to  https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/the-worst-shark-attack-in-history-25715092/ 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 Indianapolis (CA-35) Cruiser
Crew
Japanese Sub I-58
George S. Abbott
His rank Seaman First Class