Name and Rank, Machinist’s Mate Second Class George Harold Abbott.
Unit/Placed in, USS Reid (DD-369) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.
George was born approx. in 1916 in Montana.
Father, Paul H. Abbott.
Mother, Nina (Middlekauf) Abbott.
Stepfather, Paul M. Abbott.
Sister, Catherine Abbott.
Brother, Robert Abbott.
George entered the service from Washington with service number # 6645405.
George H. Abbott was a Machinist’s Mate 2nd Class in the United States Navy.
George H. Abbott was KIA when the USS Reid was attack by various Kamikaze planes and sunk at Suriago Straits on December 11, 1944, and he is honored with the Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
George is buried at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila,
National Capital Region, Philippines.
Thanks to http://ussreid369.org/ShipmateIndex/Shipmates_A.htm
Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.
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
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com