Abbas, Dirk Robert, Sgt

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Last Rank
Sergeant
Last Primary MOS
0231-Intelligence Specialist
Last MOSGroup
Intelligence
Primary Unit
1952-1952, 0231, HQ Bn, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Division
Service Years
1951 - 1952

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Home State
South Dakota
South Dakota
Year of Birth
1932
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Aberdeen
Last Address
Aberdeen

Casualty Date
Oct 06, 1952
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Multiple Fragmentation Wounds
Location
Korea, South
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Britton Cemetery - Britton, South Dakota
Wall/Plot Coordinates
n/a

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 Military Association Memberships
Korean War FallenThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  1952, Korean War Fallen
  2014, The National Gold Star Family Registry [Verified]

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 Ribbon Bar
Rifle MarksmanPistol Marksman

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1951, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA)
 Unit Assignments
1st Marine Division, I MEFUSS Perch (SS-313)Marine Barracks1st Infantry Training Regiment
USMC (United States Marine Corps)HQ Bn, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Division
  1951-1951, 1800, 1st Combat Service Group FMF, 1st Marine Division
  1951-1951, 0231, USS Perch (SS-313)
  1951-1951, 0231, Marine Barracks Camp Pendleton, CA
  1952-1952, 0231, 3rd Bn, 1st Infantry Training Regiment
  1952-1952, 0231, Recon Co, HQ Bn, 1st Mar Div
  1952-1952, 0231, HQ Bn, 1st Marine Division, 1st Marine Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1952-1952 Korean War/Korea, Summer-Fall 1952
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Sgt. Dirk Robert Abbas volunteered for service on 14 February 1951. He had boot training Camp Pendleton, California.

Served with Sub Unit 1, Hq Company, FMF, Camp Pendleton July-January (1951-2), (with an MOS 0231), as the Amphibious Reconnaissance Platoon, Hq. Company, FMF, Pacific Troops, Camp Pendleton, California. Embarked aboard the USS Perch (ASSP-313) from San Diego to overseas TDY (September 1951).  Note:  The USS Perch became a transport submarine at the beginning of the Korean War.

In June 1951, he volunteered for submarine duty and trained on the U.S.S. Perch until November when he returned home for Christmas.

After the holidays he was placed on the 21st Replacement draft

He was assigned to the Reconnaissance Company, Headquarters Battalion, 1st Marine Division. (He left for Korea on 17 June, and arrived on 5 July 1952 with MOS 231. )

He was killed in west central Korea on 6 October 1952.
   
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