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Rank and Name, Lieutenant Junior Grade William Houston Abbott.
Unit/Placed in, SS American Legion Cargo, United States Naval Reserve.
William was born on 1909 in Kansas City, Kansas.
Father, Harry A. Abbott.
Mother, Emma W (Bigger) Abbott.
William entered the service from Kansas with service number # 0-362773.
William H. Abbott was Killed in Action on board the USS American Legion (APA-17), on Jan. 4, 1945, Lieutenant Junior Grade William H. Abbott is honored with a Purple Heart, 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.
Thanks to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_American_Legion_(1919) Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC, https://abmc.gov Info P.O.W.
Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html