Donald Lee Abney

Donald Lee Abney

Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Death 7 Jul 1953 (aged 20)
South Korea
Burial Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA
Plot Section 19, Lot 665, Grave 2-A
Memorial ID 32044401 · View Source
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Airman Second Class ABNEY was a crew member of a B-29A Superfortress Bomber with the 28th Bomber Squadron, 19th Bomber Wing. As his aircraft was returning from a bombing mission, it crashed during the landing approach to Pohang Airfield (K-3), South Korea. All thirteen airmen were killed. Airman Second Class ABNEY was awarded the Purple Heart, 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.

He is the son of Mabel WILDT.

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  • Maintained by: Graveyard Walker
  • Originally Created by: GenealogyGirl
  • Added: 8 Dec 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 32044401
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Donald Lee Abney (4 Mar 1933–7 Jul 1953), Find a Grave Memorial no. 32044401, citing Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Graveyard Walker (contributor 47314881) .