Abbrid, Michael J, PFC

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Last Rank
Private 1st Class
Last Primary MOS
745-Rifleman
Last MOSGroup
WWI & WWII SSN/MOS
Primary Unit
1944-1944, 745, 2nd Bn, 21st Marine Regiment (2/21)
Service Years
1942 - 1944

Private 1st Class

 
 

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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
1924
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Massena
Last Address
73 Ober Street, Massena, New York

Casualty Date
Aug 05, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Reason
Unknown, Not Reported
Location
Guam
Conflict
Not Specified
Location of Interment
Calvary Cemetery - Massena, New York
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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World War II Fallen
  1944, World War II Fallen


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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1942, Boot Camp (Camp Lejeune, NC)
 Unit Assignments
Marine Barracks21st Marine Regiment
  1942-1942, 521, Marine Barracks New River, NC
  1942-1944, 745, 2nd Bn, 21st Marine Regiment (2/21)
  1944-1944, 745, 2nd Bn, 21st Marine Regiment (2/21)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1944 Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)/Battle of Bougainville
  1944-1944 Marianas Operation /Battle of Guam (1944)
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Died 05 Aug 1944, of wounds received in action, during operations against Imperial Japanese Forces on Guam Island, Marianas Islands.
   
Comments/Citation
ABBRID, Michael J., PFC, 521/745                 SN: 428505
Born: 05 Nov 1924 New York
Enlisted USMC: 03 Aug 1942 (Home of Record: 73 Ober Street, Massena, New York)
Died: 05 Aug 1944 (DOW on Guam Island, Marianas Islands)
Interred: Calvary Cemetery, Massena, St Lawrence County, NY (Section , Row , Grave )
 
Headquarters, Eastern Recruiting Division, Philadelphia, PA
Aug 1942 Pvt, Hq, ERD, Phila., PA “3Aug42”
5th Separate Recruit Battalion, New River Training Center, Marine Barracks, New River, NC
Aug 1942 Pvt, 5thSepRecBn, NRTC, MB, New River, NC “3Aug42; 5, jdfr ERD”
Sep 1942 Pvt, 5thSepRecBn, NRTC, MB, New River, NC “To CasCo, 1stTCBn, NRTC, Post”
Casual Company, 1st Training Center Battalion, New River Training Center, FMF, Marine Barracks, New River, NC
Oct 1942 Pvt, CasCo, 1stTCBn, NRTC, FMF, MB, New River, NC “4, to 21stMar(Reinf), Post”
 
Company G, 2nd Battalion, 21st Marines, Reinforced, 3rd Marine Division, New River, NC
Oct 1942 Pvt, Co G, 2ndBn, 21stMar, Rein, 3rdMarDiv, FMF, New River, NC  “3Aug42; 4, jdfr CasCo, 1stTCBn, NRTC, FMF, MB, New River, NC”
Company G, 2nd Battalion, 21st Marines, Reinforced, 3rd Marine Division, FMF, Camp Pendleton, Oceanside, CA
Jan 1943 Pvt, Co G, 2ndBn, 21stMar, Rein, 3rdMarDiv, FMF, Camp Pendleton, Oceanside, CA
Company G, 2nd Battalion, 21st Marines, 3rd Marine Division, FMF, In the Field
Apr 1943 Pvt, Co G, 2ndBn, 21stMar(Rein), 3rdMarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Warkworth, N.Z.)
Jul 1943 Pvt, Co G, 2ndBn, 21stMar(Rein), 3rdMarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Guadalcanal, B.S.I.) “1-18, Dome, Warkworth, N.Z.; 19, emb on bd USS HUNTER LIGGETT at Auckland, N.Z.; 22, sailed; 23-29, at sea; 30, arr & disemb; 31, at Guadalcanal, B.S.I.”
Oct 1943 Pvt, Co G, 2ndBn, 21stMar(Rein), 3rdMarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Guadalcanal, B.S.I.)
Jan 1944 PFC, Co G, 2ndBn, 21stMar, 3rdMarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Guadalcanal, B.S.I.) “1-8, on Bougainville, B.S.I.; 9, emb & sailed therefrom via USS GEORGE CLYMER; 10, arr at Guadalcanal, B.S.I.; 16, pro.”
Apr 1944 PFC, Co G, 2ndBn, 21stMar, 3rdMarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Guadalcanal, B.S.I.)
Jul 1944 PFC, Co G, 2ndBn, 21stMar, 3rdMarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Guam, Marianas Islands) “21, arr & disemb at Guam, M.I.; 21-31, participated in operations against the enemy (Japanese) forces on Guam, M.I.”
Aug 1944 PFC, Co G, 2ndBn, 21stMar, 3rdMarDiv, FMF, In the Field (Guam, Marianas Islands) “428505; 3, wounded in action; 5, died of wounds rcvd in action; GO#20 does not apply; Char Exc”
 
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 Unit Commendation
Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal
American Campaign Medal
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal-2 star
World War II Victory Medal
 
   
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