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Rank and Name, Aviation Machinist’s Mate Third Class William Edwin Abbott.
Unit/Placed in on, Patrol Bombing Squadron 104 (VPB-104), United Staes Navy.
William is born 1925 in Missouri.
Father, Ben Abbott.
William enlisted the service in Illinois with serial # 7550232.
William was KIA when the plane was severely damaged by FLAK and during reparations lost his life on Dec. 12, 1944, is honored with a Purple Heart, Navy Cross, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.
William is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Wall of the missing.
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