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Capt Thomas Gulledge Abel
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Birth: Jan. 9, 1898
El Campo
Wharton County
Texas, USA
Death: Mar. 25, 1970
Waco
McLennan County
Texas, USA

Info from obit. Valley Mills Tribune:
Abel joined the U.S. Army in 1915. During WW I he served in France, England, and Luxembourg. He also served 2 terms in Hawaii during his career.
During WW II he served in North Africa where he was in charge of German prisoners. He was appointed Captain in 1942 and retired at Ft. Hood in 1946.
Member of Elks Lodge and Highland Bapt. Church.
Survived by wife, one daughter and 3 sons.
Per death cert.: Father: Franklin Thomas Abel
Mother: Sarah Frances Cox 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Franklin Thomas Abel (1867 - 1922)
  Sarah Frances Cox Abel (1872 - 1955)
 
 Spouse:
  Lenora Elizabeth Crouch Abel (1905 - 1971)*
 
 Children:
  Robert Edward Abel (1931 - 1998)*
 
 Siblings:
  Joseph Dandridge Abel (1893 - 1973)*
  Robert Riley Abel (1896 - 1947)*
  Thomas Gulledge Abel (1898 - 1970)
  Edward Eveleigh Abel (1899 - 1982)*
  Cora Abel Sexton (1901 - 1999)*
  Iba Abel Tankersley (1903 - 1997)*
  Johnnie Elizabeth Abel Sowell (1905 - 1981)*
  Cordie Abel Ray (1907 - 2004)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Waco Memorial Park
Waco
McLennan County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section J, plot 26, space 2
 
Created by: History Hunter
Record added: Feb 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65747062
Capt Thomas Gulledge Abel
Added by: Dee Winter
 
Capt Thomas Gulledge Abel
Added by: Dee Winter
 
Capt Thomas Gulledge Abel
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Added by: Carmen Henderson
 
 
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Thank you for serving our county.
- Dee
 Added: Jun. 15, 2013
God bless you and thank you for your life long service to our great country!
- Mark Dutton
 Added: Apr. 16, 2013

- History Hunter
 Added: Feb. 16, 2011
 
 
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