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Rank and Name, Captain Joseph Napoleon Abel.
Unit/Placed in on, VMJ-253 (Transport), Marine Corps.
Joseph is born in 1915 in Seattle, Washington.
Father, Harry a. Abel.
Mother, Margaret N. Abel.
Joseph enlisted the service in Washington with service number # 0-009032.
Joseph was KIA on Dec. 11, 1943, Captain Joseph N. Abel is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.
Joseph’s crew-members and their position on-board the plane a C-47 were;
Joseph 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