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Rank and Name, Sergeant Myron Lane Abbott.
Unit/Placed in on, 1st Bat (D-Comp) 2nd Marines, Marine Corps.
Myron is born in 1918 in Hinckley, Utah.
Father, William L. Abbott.
Mother, Netty M. (Theobald) Abbott.
Myron enlisted the service in Utah with serial # 307212.
Myron was KIA on fights over Betio, Gilbert Island on Sep. 22, 1943, Sergeant Myron L. Abbott is honored with a Purple Heart with 2 Stars, Combat Action Ribbon, Navy Presidential unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal with 3 Stars and the WWII Victory Medal.
Myron is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Wall of the missing.
Thanks to http://tarawaontheweb.org/ ABMC, https://abmc.gov http://navylog.navymemorial.org Familysearch.com https://www.familysearch.org Philippine Scouts Heritage Society http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Honorstates http://www.honorstates.org, Geoffrey Roecker https://missingmarines.com/ P.O.W. Info: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html and Jean Louis Vijgen.