Abbott, Adrian R, Cpl

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Last Rank
Corporal
Last Primary MOS
653-Machine Gun Squad Leader
Last MOSGroup
WWI & WWII SSN/MOS
Primary Unit
1945-1945, 653, A Co, 1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5)
Service Years
1942 - 1945

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Home State
Michigan
Michigan
Year of Birth
1923
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Flint
Last Address
218 Lyon Street, Flint, Michigan

Casualty Date
Not Specified
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Okinawa
Conflict
Not Specified
Location of Interment
Fort Snelling National Cemetery - Minneapolis, Minnesota
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section C, Block 25, Site 14422

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French Fourragere


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 Military Association Memberships
World War II Fallen
  1945, World War II Fallen


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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1942, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA)
 Unit Assignments
RTR, MCRD SD3rd Bn, 2nd Marine Regiment (3/2), 2nd Marine RegimentMarine Barracks1st Marine Division, I MEF
1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5), 5th Marine Regiment
  1942-1942, 521, 10th Recruit Training Bn
  1942-1943, 745, 3rd Bn, 2nd Marine Regiment (3/2), 2nd Marine Regiment
  1943-1944, 522, Marine Barracks Quonset Point, RI
  1944-1945, 522, Marine Barracks Quonset Point, RI
  1945-1945, 653, 1st Marine Division, I MEF
  1945-1945, 653, A Co, 1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1942 Battle of Tulagi (including First Savo) /Tulagi Island landing
  1942-1943 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-43)
  1945-1945 Ryukyus Campaign (1945)/Battle for Okinawa
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Killed in Action, 20 Jun 1945, during operations against Imperial Japanese Forces on Okinawa Shima, Ryukyu Islands.
 
   
Comments/Citation
ABBOTT, Adrian R., Cpl 521/522/737 (Squad Leader)        SN: 353948
Born:  23 Nov 1923 Michigan
Enlisted USMC: 13 Jan 1942 (Home of Record: 218 Lyon Street, Flint, Michigan)
Died: 20 Jun 1945 (KIA, Okinawa Shima, Ryukyu Islands)
Interred: Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis, MN (Section C, Block 25, Site 14422)
 
Central Recruiting Division, 206 US Court House Building, Chicago, IL
Jan 1942 Pvt, CRD, Chicago, IL “13Jan42; Jdenl DHS Detroit, Mich. and tr to RD, MCB, San Diego, Calif. same day”
11th Recruit Battalion, Recruit Depot, Marine Corps Base, San Diego, CA
Jan 1942 Pvt, 11thRecBn, RD, MCB, San Diego, CA “13Jan42; 16, jdfr CRD, Detroit, Mich.; 18, to 10thRecBn, RDep, Post”
10th Recruit Battalion, Recruit Depot, Marine Corps Base, San Diego, CA
Jan 1942 Pvt, 10thRecBn, RD, MCB, San Diego, CA “13Jan42; 18, jdfr 11thRecBn, RDep, Post”
 
Company L, 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marines, 2nd Marine Division, FMF, Camp Elliott, San Diego, CA
Apr 1942 PFC, Co L, 3rdBn, 2ndMar, 2ndMarDiv, FMF, Camp Elliott, San Diego, CA “1-8, encamped at Camp Elliott, San Diego, Calif.; 9, emb aboard USS ADAMS at San Diego, Calif.; 21, disemb fr USS ADAMS at San Diego, Calif.; 22-30, Camp Elliott, San Diego, Calif.”
Company L, 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marines, Reinforced, FMF, In the Field
Jul 1942 PFC, Co L, 3rdBn, 2ndMar, Rein, FMF, In the Field (At Sea)
Oct 1942 PFC, Co L, 3rdBn, 2ndMar, Rein, FMF, In the Field (Guadalcanal, B.S.I.) “1-31, In zone of active operations.”
Jan 1943 PFC, Co L, 3rdBn, 2ndMar, Rein, FMF, In the Field (Tulagi, B.S.I.) “1-30, In zone of active operations; 31, emb abd USS PRES. ADAMS”
Company L, 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marines, 2nd Marine Division, FMF, In the Field
Apr 1943 PFC, Co L, 3rdBn, 2ndMar, 2ndMarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Wellington, N.Z.)
 
Casual Company #2, Marine Detachment, US Naval Hospital, San Diego, CA
Jul 1943 PFC, CasCo#2, MD, USNH, San Diego, CA “13Jan42; 1, jdfr MD, USNH, San Diego, Calif.; 1-7, sk USNH; 8-31, fur.”
2nd Guard Company, Guard Battalion, Marine Corps Base, San Diego, CA
Oct 1943 PFC, 2ndGdCo, GdBn, MCB, San Diego, CA “522”
 
2nd Guard Company, Marine Barracks, Naval Air Station, Quonset Point
Jan 1944 PFC, 2nd GdCo, MB, NAS, Quonset Point “522”
Apr 1944 PFC, 2nd GdCo, MB, NAS, Quonset Point “522”
Jul 1944 PFC, 2nd GdCo, MB, NAS, Quonset Point “522”
Oct 1944 PFC, 2nd GdCo, MB, NAS, Quonset Point “522”
Barracks Detachment, Marine Barracks, Naval Air Station, Quonset Point
Jan 1945 Cpl, BksDet, MB, NAS, Quonset Point “522”
 
55th Replacement Draft, FMF, In the Field
Mar 1945 Cpl, 55thReplDr, FMF TC, Camp Elliott, San Diego, CA “20May42; 8, jdfr 3-M-9 (Reinf), Camp Pendleton, Oceanside, Calif.”
Apr 1945 Cpl, 55thReplDr, FMF, In the Field “1, to 1stMarDiv, FMF”
 
Company A, 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, 1st Marine Division, FMF, In the Field
May 1945 Cpl, Co A, 1stBn, 5thMar, 1stMarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands) “737”
Jun 1945 Cpl, Co A, 1stBn, 5thMar, 1stMarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Okinawa, Ryukyu Islands) “737; 20, Killed in Action”

Based on this service record, I believe that we can confidently state that he rates the following awards for WWII:
Purple Heart Medal
Combat Action Ribbon
Navy Presidential Unit Citation
Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal
American Campaign Medal
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal-1 star
World War II Victory Medal
 
   
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