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Sgt Myron Lane Abbott

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Sgt Myron Lane Abbott

Birth
Hinckley, Millard County, Utah, USA
Death 21 Nov 1943 (aged 25)
Tarawa, Gilbert Islands, Kiribati
Memorial Site* Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines

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

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THE OGDEN STANDARD-EXAMINER, WEDNESDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 29, 1943, PAGE THREE

LAYTON SERGEANT REPORTED KILLED

Sgt. Myron L. Abbott, 26, son of Leon Abbott of Layton, has been killed in action in the south Pacific theatre while fighting with the United States marine corps, the war department informed his father today.

Sergeant Abbott was a member of the first platoon of marines to land on the Solomon islands in 1942. He was wounded in August, 1942, and again in January, 1943.

A native of Hinckley, he was born March 17, 1917, a son of Leon and Nettie Mae Theobald Abbott. His mother has been dead several years.

Besides his father, survivors include a stepmother and the following brothers and sisters: Maclynne Abbott, army air forces at Douglas, Ga.; Dwight Abbott, coast guard at Bodega, Calif.; Mrs. Nina Sornson and Quentin Abbott, Rochester, Wash.; Mrs. Ruth Lose of Delta; Chancy, Verl, Ladd and George A. Abbott, all of Hinckley, and Mary Lou Abbott of Chico, Calif.

Many thanks to Eric Ackerman of Topeka, Kansas for providing Sgt. Abbott's obituary.

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He was killed in action in the battle of Tarawa.


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  • Maintained by: Dolores Maxwell
  • Originally Created by: War Graves
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find a Grave Memorial 56780799
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/56780799/myron-lane-abbott : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Myron Lane Abbott (2 Mar 1918–21 Nov 1943), Find a Grave Memorial ID 56780799, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by Dolores Maxwell (contributor 46617533) .