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1Lt Leo E. Abben
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Birth: unknown
Death: Aug. 1, 1942, At Sea

1LT, 26 AAF FERRYING SQ WORLD WAR II
He was the son of William and Sena Abben.

Abben was the navigator on B-26A #41-7371, assigned to the Air Transport Command, 4th Ferry Group, 26th Squadron. They were transporting the plane from the United States, through South America to Africa, and were on the leg between Natal Brazil and Ascension Island when they disappeared.

1st/Lt. Leo Abben Lost
Hometown: Wisconsin
Squadron: 26th Squadron 4th Ferry Group
Service #O-434732
Awards:
Pilot

Target: Ferry Mission
CASUALTIES NOT LISTED IN MACR
Date Lost: 1-Aug-42
Serial Number: #41-7371
Aircraft Model B-26A
Aircraft Letter:
Aircraft Name:
Location: Atlantic Ocean
Cause: Unknown Crew of 4 Lost

The #41-7371 crew
Capt. William Jack Dempsey Lost
1st/Lt. Leo E. Abben Lost
Cpl. Leander Clarence "LC" Goode Jr. Lost
Cpl. Richard H. Moore Bombardier KIA

 
 
Note: Entered the service from Wisconsin.
 
Burial:
East Coast Memorial
Manhattan
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
Plot: Tablets of the missing
 
Maintained by: John Dowdy
Originally Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56245675
1Lt Leo E. Abben
Added by: Angela Olszewski
 
1Lt Leo E. Abben
Added by: Angela Olszewski
 
1Lt Leo E. Abben
Added by: Angela Olszewski
 
 
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NARA records list this soldiers Home of Record as Racine County, Wisconsin...Finding Of Death...Your service and sacrifice must never be forgotten.
- Eric Ackerman
 Added: Dec. 31, 2015

- Linda Mac
 Added: Feb. 2, 2014
1LT, 26 AAF FERRYING SQ WORLD WAR II
- ShaneO
 Added: Jan. 10, 2013
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