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    Myron Lane Abbott


    World War II · US Marine Reserve

    United States of America
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    yron Lane ABBOTT Sergeant USMCR 307212 Company D 1st Bn, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division Enlisted 13 March 1941 Salt Lake City, Utah Killed in Action 22 November 1943 GSW Abdomen Status: MISSING IN ACTION

    Birth - 2 Mar 1918
    Hinckley, Utah
    1939 - 1945 World War II
    Branch
    Marine Corps
    Rank
    Sergeant

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    Awards
    Purple Heart
    Service Number
    307212
    Rank
    Sergeant, U.S. Marine Corps
    Conflict Period
    World War II
    Served For
    United States of America

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    Unit
    1st Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division

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    Theater
    Pacific
    Promotion to PFC
    October 1941
    Branch
    Marine Corps Reserve
    KIN
    Mr. William L. Abbott, Father, Hinckley, Utah; Mother: Nettie M. Theobald
    Gold Star
    Battalion
    First Battalion
    Basic Training
    April 1941 San Diego, CA
    Company
    Company D
    Conflict Period
    World War II
    Regiment
    Second Marine Regiment

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    Enlistment - 13 Mar 1941  - Age: 23 years
    Salt Lake City, Utah
    Private
    Stationed - 9 Jun 1942  - Age: 24 years
    ENROUTE TO SOLOMON ISLANDS 7 AUG 1942
    CPL
    USS PRESIDENT JACKSON
    COMPANY D 2ND MARINE REGIMENT 2ND MARINE DIVISION
    Casualty - 7 Aug 1942  - Age: 24 years
    Gun Shot Wound left Shoulder
    Tanambogo, Solomon Islands
    Stationed - 12 Aug 1942  - Age: 24 years
    ENROUTE TO NOUMEA, NEW CALEDONIA
    CPL
    USS NEVILLE
    D COMPANY 2ND MARINE REGIMENT 2ND MARINE DIVISION
    Battle - 20 Nov 1943  - Ages: 26 - 24 years
    Tarawa
    Jan 1943
    Guadalcanal
    7 Aug 1942
    Tanambogo, Solomon Islands
    7 Aug 1942
    Solomon Islands
    Casualty - 22 Nov 1943
    Gun Shot Would Abdomen
    Betio, Tarawa, Gilbert Islands
    Award - 1 Jun 1948
    PURPLE HEART #92523
    26 Jan 1943
    BRITISH SOLOMON ISLANDS
    American Defense Service Medal
    5 May 1947
    Posthumously
    World War II Victory Medal
    5 May 1947
    Posthumously
    Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal
    Posthumously
    Purple Heart (second Award)
    22 Nov 1943
    Posthumously
    Presidential Unit Citations for Solomon Islands and Gilbert Islands Campaigns
    22 Sep 1944
    Posthumously for Solomon Islands and Gilbert Islands Campaigns
    Promotion - 28 Jan 1942  - Age: 24 years
    CPL
    21-Nov-43
    21 Nov 1943

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    Death - 22 Nov 1943
    GSW Abdomen
    Betio, Tarawa, Gilbert Islands

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    Burial
    Manila, Philippines
    Missing in Action or Buried at Sea
    Tablets of the Missing at Manila American Cemetery
    Missing in Action or Buried at Sea Tablets of the Missing at Manila American Cemetery Manila, Philippines

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    Full Name
    Myron Lane Abbott

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    State Of Residence
    Utah

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    EDUCATION
    ECONOMICS AND ANIMAL HUSBANDRY
    Sibling
    Nina Sousey
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