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Abbott, Herman Riley

Rank and Name, Aviation Machinst’s Mate Third Class Herman Riley Abbott.

Unit/Placed in on, Patrol Squadron VP-51 (PBY1), United States Naval Reserve.


Herman is born in 1915 in Kansas.


Father, Riley Abbott.

Mother, Orbie M. (Edson) Abbott.


 Herman enlisted the service with serial # 4097368.


Herman was KIA during the Island Strike on Bougainville, when he was attack by several enemy Fighters, and was shot down on Feb. 14, 1943, Aviation Machinist ‘s Mate Third Class Edwin R. Abbott is honored with a  Purple Heart, Distinguished Flying Cross, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.


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

Wall of the missing.


Thanks to 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/

Patrol Squadron VP-51
Liberator PB4Y-1
Henderson Field, Guadalcanal
Herman R. Abbott
His rank Aviation Machinist,s Mate Third Class