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Abate, Michael

Rank and Name in, Second Lieutenant Michael Abate.

Unit/Placed in, Air Corps, U.S. Army Air Forces.


Michael was born approx. on 1920 in Italy.

Father, Charles Luciano Abate.

Mother, Concetta Abate.

Parents and Michael are born in Italy.

Sister, Josephine Abate.


Michael entered  the service from New York with service number # 32198645.


Michael’s crewmembers onboard the B-24;

2nd Lt.         William Chuby

2nd Lt.         Michael Abate

2nd Lt.         Vance T Curtiss

2nd Lt.         Walter Lowe

SSgt.            Arthur C Brabham

Sgt.              Robert C Buchanan

Sgt.              James A Duckett

Sgt.              Richard H Fellers

SSgt.            Gordon E Smith

Sgt.              Herbert E Snider

Because there was no record (macr) available, there’s is no record about their rank and position.


Michael died (probably) in a plane crash between Puerto Rico and British Guiana, on April 16,  1944, he is honored with Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, WW II Victory Medal.


Michael is buried at East Coast Memorial, Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA.

Tablets of the missing.


Thanks to

Jean Louis Vijgen, ww2-Pacific.com and ww2-europe.com.

Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.

ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov

Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/    Geoffrey Roecker

Seabees History Bob Smith  https://seabeehf.org/

Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org

POW Info, http://www.mansell.com    Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.

Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Robert Capistrano

National Historian

Navy Seal Memorial,  http://www.navysealmemorials.com

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org

Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

Tank Destroyers, http://www.bensavelkoul.nl/

B-24 Liberator
BoriquenField, Puerto Rico
His rank Second Lieutenant
Air Corps