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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  - Ages: 23 - 30 years
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
20 Nov 1943
Tarawa
Jan 1943
Guadalcanal
Battle - 7 Aug 1942  - Ages: 24 - 26 years
Tanambogo, Solomon Islands
7 Aug 1942
Solomon Islands
Gun Shot Wound left Shoulder
Casualty - 7 Aug 1942  - Age: 24 years
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
PURPLE HEART #92523
Award - 26 Jan 1943  - Ages: 25 - 30 years
BRITISH SOLOMON ISLANDS
American Defense Service Medal
5 May 1947
Posthumously
World War II Victory Medal
5 May 1947
Posthumously
Asiatic Pacific Campaign Medal
1 Jun 1948
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
Gun Shot Would Abdomen
Casualty - 22 Nov 1943  - Age: 26 years
Betio, Tarawa, Gilbert Islands
Promotion - 28 Jan 1942  - Age: 24 years
CPL
21-Nov-43
Death - 21 Nov 1943  - Age: 26 years

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GSW Abdomen
22 Nov 1943
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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