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Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant Murray E. Abbott.
Unit/Placed in on, 425th Bomber Squadron, 308th Bomber Group (Heavy).
Murray is born in 1914, Kinder, Louisiana.
Father, Frank Abbott.
Mother, Zena Abbott.
Murray enlisted the service in Louisiana with serial # 18170549.
Murray died when the his plane disappeared over the South China Sea during a sea sweep mission on Dec. 18, 1944, Staff Sergeant Murray E. Abbott is honored with a Purple Heart, Air Medal with 2 Oak Leaf Cluster, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.
Murray’s crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-24 were;
1st Lt. W. L. Folke Pilot
1st Lt. Edward W. Price Co Pilot
2nd Lt. Andrew M. Sustaric Navigator
1st Lt. Reed D. Deen Bombardier
T/Sgt. Alva L. Knox Engineer
T/Sgt. James D. Vaughn Radio Operator
S/Sgt. Bruce L. Ludwig Assistent Engineer
S/Sgt. Murray E. Abbott Assistent Engineer?
S/Sgt. Lauwrence F. Bowar Assistent Radio Operator
T/Sgt. John E. Guffin Radar Observer
S/Sgt. Birtin E. Trainor Photographer
Murray is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Wall of the missing.
Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html