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Abrigg, Leland Lee

Rank and Name, Technician Forth Grade Leland Lee Abrigg.

Unit/Placed in on, Headquarters, Special Troops, Sixth Army.

 

Leland is born in 1912 in, Ohio.

 

Mother, Lilly B. (Potts) Abrigg.

 

Leland enlisted the service in Ohio with service number # 15077461.

 

Leland died in a plane-accident, the plane (C-46) flew to Milne Bay with 4 crew members and 18 Passengers, but never arrived their on Feb. 2, 1944, Technician Fourth Grade Leland L. Abrigg is honored with a Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

Leland’s crew-members and their position on-board the plane a C-46A were;

 

1st Lt. John B. Donovan Pilot

2nd Lt. Leo W. Zimmerman Co Pilot

T/Sgt. Harry T. Moseley Engineer

Sgt. Cleveland Polson, Jr. Radio Operator

Maj. Charles J. Fay Passenger

Maj. Angus D. Tesk. Passenger

Capt. Alfred W. Frankenfield, Passenger

Capt. William S. Imorde Passenger

Capt. Albert P. Nicol Passenger

Capt. Oliver J. Noriby Passenger

Capt Ralph H. Turner Passenger

1st Lt. Robert N. Simon Passenger

2nd Lt. Neil D. Quast Passenger

WO(jg) Walter A. Kendzor Passenger

T/3. Sidney W. Hubbell, Jr. Passenger

Pvt. Harold A. King Passenger

T/4. Leland F. Abrigg Passenger

Cpl. Robert J. Appel Passenger

T/5. Ole C. Lund Passenger

Red Cross Norreys H. McKay Passenger

Steward Robert L. Pinkham Passenger

Major Eric Maxwell Catherwood passenger

 

Leland is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial  Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Wall of the missing.

 

Thanks to  https://www.pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/c-47/42-23487.html Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC,  https://abmc.gov Info P.O.W.

Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html

NavyLog, http://navylog.navymemorial.org Philippine Scouts Heritage Society, Sean Conjenos, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Familysearch.com, https://www.familysearch.org Navy Marines Info Geoffrey Roecker, https://missingmarines.com/ Medals Info, http://www.honorstates.org Website, https://hendrikswebdesign.nl/

Ghost Army Patch
6th Army Shoulder Patch
Douglas C-47 Skytrain
Airfield Garbutt, Australia
His rank Technician Fourth Grade