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Brian Edward Abbott, Sr
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Birth: Aug. 15, 1917
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Oct. 3, 1973
Kerrville
Kerr County
Texas, USA

Brian Edward Abbott was a flight instructor during World War II for the US Air Force. He enlisted in the US Army Air Corps on March 16, 1942 in Norfolk, Massachusetts, as a private, and moved through the ranks quickly. He first trained at Maxwell Field in Alabama. Gunter was situated in Montgomery, Montgomery, Alabama - the capital city, and had been a military training base since 1940; established due to a need for a military flying school during World War II. Now known as Gunter Annex, this is still a US Air Force Base.

Brian is the second of three children and the youngest son of Royal Kilburn Abbott, Sr. and Leila Muriel (Ruegg) Abbott.

Brian attended Dartmouth College, class of 1939.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Royal Kilburn Abbott (1884 - 1964)
  Leila Gertrude Muriel Ruegg Abbott (1892 - 1990)
 
Inscription:
BRIAN E
ABBOTT
TEXAS
CAPTAIN
US AIR FORCE
WORLD WAR II

AUGUST 15, 1917
OCTOBER 3, 1973
DFC-AM & 2 OLC
 
Note: Capt, US Air Force, World War II
 
Burial:
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
San Antonio
Bexar County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section 2B Site 2250
 
Maintained by: Victoria Camp
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Feb 25, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 250772
Brian Edward Abbott, Sr
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Brian Edward Abbott, Sr
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Brian Edward Abbott, Sr
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