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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