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PFC Wilby Alton Abernathy

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PFC Wilby Alton Abernathy

Birth
Wilson County, North Carolina, USA
Death
7 Sep 1944 (aged 25)
At Sea
Memorial Site*
Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines

* A structure erected in honor of someone whose remains lie elsewhere.

Plot
• Tablets of the Missing
Memorial ID
56747532 View Source

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Private First Class Abernathy served in the:
• United States Army Air Forces
• 738th Bomber Squadron
• 454th Bomber Group, Heavy
• Ordnance Department

His service enlistment date/place/Serial # was:
• April 11, 1941
• Fort Bragg, North Carolina
• 14050615

He was awarded the:
• Air Medal
• Purple Heart

His civilian occupation at enlistment was:
• "Attendants, filling stations and parking lots"

He was a resident of:
• Wilson County, North Carolina

He was the son of:
• John Williamston "Dick" Abernathy Sr
(12/24/1889 - 04/07/1953)
• Julia Ann Lamm Abernathy
(04/09/1892 - 09/24/1945)

He was the sibling of:
Celia Pauline Abernathy Cooper
(04/13/1909 - 04/15/1946)
• Mavis Dixie Abernathy Fennell
(11/01/1911 - 07/21/2006)
John Thomas "J T" Abernathy
(10/31/1914 - 03/12/1949)
• Margaret Pearl Abernathy Lang
(11/09/1920 - 12/01/1987)
• Dixie Abernathy
(06/1924 - 09/20/1924)
• Marie Mattie Abernathy Greene
(07/08/1925 - 05/21/1995)
John Williamston Abernathy Jr
(09/12/1927 - 07/08/1987)
• Linnis Abernathy
(c. 1928 - ????)
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____________________________________________

Private First Class Abernathy served in the:
• United States Army Air Forces
• 738th Bomber Squadron
• 454th Bomber Group, Heavy
• Ordnance Department

His service enlistment date/place/Serial # was:
• April 11, 1941
• Fort Bragg, North Carolina
• 14050615

He was awarded the:
• Air Medal
• Purple Heart

His civilian occupation at enlistment was:
• "Attendants, filling stations and parking lots"

He was a resident of:
• Wilson County, North Carolina

He was the son of:
• John Williamston "Dick" Abernathy Sr
(12/24/1889 - 04/07/1953)
• Julia Ann Lamm Abernathy
(04/09/1892 - 09/24/1945)

He was the sibling of:
Celia Pauline Abernathy Cooper
(04/13/1909 - 04/15/1946)
• Mavis Dixie Abernathy Fennell
(11/01/1911 - 07/21/2006)
John Thomas "J T" Abernathy
(10/31/1914 - 03/12/1949)
• Margaret Pearl Abernathy Lang
(11/09/1920 - 12/01/1987)
• Dixie Abernathy
(06/1924 - 09/20/1924)
• Marie Mattie Abernathy Greene
(07/08/1925 - 05/21/1995)
John Williamston Abernathy Jr
(09/12/1927 - 07/08/1987)
• Linnis Abernathy
(c. 1928 - ????)
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  • Maintained by: KATHY
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 56747532
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56747532/wilby-alton-abernathy: accessed ), memorial page for PFC Wilby Alton Abernathy (8 Feb 1919–7 Sep 1944), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56747532, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines; Maintained by KATHY (contributor 47029945) .