Abbott, Charles W, PFC

Fallen
 
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Last Rank
Private 1st Class
Last Primary MOS
604-Light Machine Gunner
Last MOSGroup
WWI & WWII SSN/MOS
Primary Unit
1944-1944, 604, 3rd Bn, 1st Marine Regiment (3/1)/K Co
Service Years
1942 - 1944

Private 1st Class

 
 

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 Personal Details 


Home State
Missouri
Missouri
Year of Birth
1926
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Millersville
Last Address
Millersville, Missouri

Casualty Date
Sep 16, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Palau
Conflict
Not Specified
Location of Interment
Russell Heights Cemetery - Jackson, Missouri
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 


 Unofficial Badges 


 Military Association Memberships
World War II Fallen
  1944, World War II Fallen


 Ribbon Bar
Rifle Marksman (Pre 1959)USMC Basic Qualification Badge

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1942, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC)
 Unit Assignments
RTR (Cadre) MCRD Parris Island1st Marine Regiment/3rd Bn, 1st Marine Regiment  (3/1)
  1942-1942, 521, RTR (Cadre) MCRD Parris Island
  1942-1944, 504, 3rd Bn, 1st Marine Regiment (3/1)/M Co
  1944-1944, 604, 3rd Bn, 1st Marine Regiment (3/1)/K Co
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1942-1942 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Guadalcanal Campaign (1942-43)
  1943-1944 Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)/Battle of Cape Gloucester
  1944-1944 Western Pacific Campaign (1944-45)/Battle of Peleliu
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Killed in Action, 16 Sep 1944, during operations against Imperial Japanese Forces on Peleliu Island, Palau Islands.
 
   
Comments/Citation
ABBOTT, Charles W., PFC 521/504/604                  SN: 366143
Born: 30 Aug 1926 Bolinger County, Missouri
Enlisted USMC: 09 Feb 1942 (Home of Record: Millersville, Missouri)
Died: 16 Sep 1944 (KIA, Peleliu Island, Palau Islands)
Interred: Russell Heights Cemetery, Jackson, Cape Girardeau County, MO (Section , Row , Grave )
 
Central Recruiting Division, Chicago, IL
Feb 1942 Pvt, CRD, Chicago, IL “9Feb42, Acc & enl at DHS, Kansas City, Mo.; Tr to RDep, MB, Parris Island, SC”
12th Recruit Battalion, Recruit Depot, Marine Barracks, Parris Island, SC
Feb 1942 Pvt, 12thRecBn, RD, MB, Parris Island, SC “9Feb42; 11, jdfr CRD, Kansas City, Mo.”
Apr 1942 Pvt, 12thRecBn, RD, MB, Parris Island, SC “4, to 1stMarDiv, FMF, New River, NC”
 
Company M, 3rd Battalion, 1st Marines, 1st Marine Division, FMF, New River, NC
Apr 1942 Pvt, Co M, 3rdBn, 1stMar, 1stMarDiv, FMF, Marine Barracks, New River, NC “9Feb42; 4, jdfr 12thRecBn, RDep, MB, Parris Island, SC”
Company M, 3rd Battalion, 1st Marines, 1st Marine Division, FMF, In the Field
Jul 1942 Pvt, Co M, 3rdBn, 1stMar, 1stMarDiv, FMF, In the Field “11, arr at Wellington, N.Z. in MS JOHN ERICSSON; 12, disemb and emb in USS MC CAWLEY; 12-21, at Wellington, N.Z.; 22, sailed for dest unk”
Oct 1942 Pvt, Co M, 3rdBn, 1stMar, 1stMarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Guadalcanal, B.S.I.) “1-31, participated in offensive & defensive operations against the enemy forces (Japanese), on Guadalcanal, B.S.I.”
Jan 1943 PFC, Co M, 3rdBn, 1stMar, 1stMarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Melbourne, Australia) “25-31, sk 4th Sta Hosp”
Apr 1943 PFC, Co M, 3rdBn, 1stMar, 1stMarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Melbourne, Australia) “Sk USA 4th Gen Hosp”
Jul 1943 PFC, Co M, 3rdBn, 1stMar, 1stMarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Melbourne, Australia) “26-31, Stud Scout-SniperS”
Oct 1943 PFC, Co M, 3rdBn, 1stMar, 1stMarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Goodenough Island, New Guinea)
Jan 1944 PFC, Co M, 3rdBn, 1stMar, 1stMarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Cape Gloucester, New Britain, B.S.I.) “1-31, participated in offensive & defensive operations against the enemy forces (Japanese), on Cape Gloucester, New Britain”
Apr 1944 PFC, Co M, 3rdBn, 1stMar, 1stMarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Pavuvu, Russell Islands) “1-23, participated in offensive & defensive operations against the enemy forces (Japanese), on Cape Gloucester, New Britain; 24, emb abd USS PRES. HAYES; 25-27, at sea; 28, disemb at Pavuvu, Russell Islands.”
Company K, 3rd Battalion, 1st Marines, 1st Marine Division, FMF, In the Field
Jul 1944 PFC, Co K, 3rdBn, 1stMar, 1stMarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Camp Tarawa, Hawaii, T.H.) “604; 31, jdfr Co”D”
Sep 1944 PFC, Co K, 3rdBn, 1stMar, 1stMarDiv, FMF, In the Field “366143; 604; 16, KIA, GO#20 does not apply; Char Exc; disposition of remains unknown.”
 
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-3 stars
World War II Victory Medal
 
   
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