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PFC Richard Elroy Abbey, Jr
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Birth: Jul. 18, 1930
New York, USA
Death: Jul. 20, 1951, South Korea

Private First Class Abbey was a member of the 34th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. He was Killed in Action while fighting the enemy near Taejon, South Korea on July 20, 1950. Private First Class Abbey was awarded the Purple Heart, the Combat Infantryman's Badge, 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. 
 
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 Parents:
  Richard Elroy Abbey (1907 - 1943)
  Louise N. Dickerson Abbey (1908 - 1986)
 
Burial:
Roselawn Memorial Park
Springfield
Sangamon County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Rives
Record added: Nov 17, 2012
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PFC Richard Elroy Abbey, Jr
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PFC Richard Elroy Abbey, Jr
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Thank you for serving and giving your life for our country and freedom.
- Rives
 Added: Nov. 17, 2012
 
 
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