|Birth: ||Apr. 28, 1926|
|Death: ||May 5, 1945|
Thank you to Eric Ackerman for the following information:
The following article was found on Page 11 of the Southtown, Chicago SOUTHTOWN ECONOMIST edition of Wednesday, June 27, 1945.
MARINE PVT. JOHN B. ABT
A memorial mass will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday in St. Kilian's church, 87th and May sts., for Pvt. John B. Abt who was killed May 4 on Okinawa. Entering service a year ago, he had been overseas since November. Private Abt graduated from Mt. Carmel high school and Mt. Carmel seminary in Niagara Falls, Ont., for three years.
Besides his parents four brothers, Martin, Sergeant Philip, Private Charles, and Corp. Thomas Abt, and two sisters, Rosemary and Betty Abt, survive him.
Marine Pvt. John B. Abt, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Abt, 8530 Aberdeen St.
Note: Entered the service from Illinois.
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific
Plot: E 116
Maintained by: Jeff Hall
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56113758
NARA records list his Next of Kin's Home of Record as Chicago, Illinois...Re-interred on 03/08/1949...Your service and sacrifice must never be forgotten.|
Added: Jan. 9, 2016
I never knew you but you always lived in my mom's heart - my oldest son is named in your memory. Love you, Uncle Jack|
Added: Aug. 28, 2015
Elaine and Bill Schrock
Added: Jul. 13, 2015
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