John S Abs

Birth
Illinois, USA
Death 4 Oct 1969 (aged 56)
California, USA
Burial North Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Memorial ID 120464120 · View Source
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WWII Veteran
FIRST SPECIAL SERVICE FORCE
4th Company - 3rd Regiment

SSDI and Veteran's Affairs has birth 14 Nov
California Death Index has 12 Nov

Son of Joseph W Abs and Mary Ensign
Enlisted 13 May 1942 in Los Angeles, CA and released 3 Nov 1945

In July 2013, the Congressional Gold Medal was awarded, collectively, to the First Special Service Force, in recognition of its superior service during World War II.

On February 3, 2015 surviving FSSF Veterans were in Washington DC to accept this momentous recognition on behalf of their fellow Forcemen who could not be there.


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  • Created by: L Beacon
  • Added: 17 Nov 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 120464120
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John S Abs (14 Nov 1912–4 Oct 1969), Find A Grave Memorial no. 120464120, citing Valhalla Memorial Park, North Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by L Beacon (contributor 46921308) .