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Richard Frank Abbott
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Birth: Aug. 27, 1926
Vermont, USA
Death: Dec. 31, 1950, North Korea

Master Sergeant Abbott was a member of Company B, 1st Battalion, 31st Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy in North Korea on November 30, 1950 and died while in captivity on December 31, 1950. His remains were not recovered. Master Sergeant Abbott was awarded the Combat Infantryman's Badge, the Prisoner of War Medal, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.

U.S., Korean War Casualties, 1950-1957:
Name: Richard F Abbott
Birth Date: 1926
Race: White
Home State: Vermont
Casualty Date: 30 Nov 1950
Casualty Country: North Korea Sector
Casualty Type: Captured, Died nonbattle
Group: Captured, Died nonbattle
Branch: Infantry
Component: USA - RA (Reg Army)
Rank: Sergeant 1st Class
Pay Grade: Sergeant First Class
Previous Detail: Captured
Disposed Date: 31 Dec 1950
Disposed Place: North Korea
Organization: In Div - 7th
Element Sequence: Cv Div Cav Regt Inf
Unit #: 0031
Service Occupation: Light Weapons Assault Infantryman

U.S., Korean War Casualties, 1950-1957:
Name: Richard Frank Abbott
Birth Date: 27 Aug 1926
Gender: Male
Race: White
Home City: Washington
Home State: Vermont
Citizen Status: US
Casualty Date: 30 Nov 1950
Casualty Country: Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Casualty Type: DECLARED DEAD
Group: CAPTURED
Service Branch: US Army
Rank: Sergeant 1st Class
Pay Grade: Specialist Seventh Class (U.S. Army) Or Sergeant First Class (U.S. Army) Or Master Sergeant (U.S. Air Force) Or Gunnery Sergeant (U.S. Marine Corps) Or Grade/Rate Abbreviations With First Column: Any Entry; Second Column: Any Entry; Third Column: C;
Previous Detail: NO REMAINS FOUND
Disposed Date: 31 Dec 1950
Organization: 31 INF 7 DIV
Service Occupation: LIGHT WEAPONS INFANTRY LEADER

 
 
Note: **Cenotaph
 
Burial:
Honolulu Memorial
Honolulu
Honolulu County
Hawaii, USA
Plot: Courts of the Missing
 
Created by: CindyS
Record added: Jun 01, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 111601515
Richard Frank Abbott
Added by: CindyS
 
Richard Frank Abbott
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Added by: Karin Green
 
 
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- BJK
 Added: Jan. 7, 2015

- Elizabeth Olmstead
 Added: Sep. 19, 2013
You and men like you, are the reason we are free today! As a spouse of a NAVY veteran I salute you sir for the sacrifices that you made!
- CindyS
 Added: Jun. 1, 2013
 
 
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