Abbot, Gordon Otto, CPL

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Last Rank
Corporal
Last Service Branch
Infantry
Last Primary MOS
745-Rifleman
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1917-1918, 1st Infantry Division
Service Years
1913 - 1918

Corporal


Two Service Stripes



One Overseas Service Bar


 Last Photo   Personal Details 


Home State
Missouri
Missouri
Year of Birth
1891
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Montgomery, MO
Last Address
Newkirk, Oklahoma

Casualty Date
May 28, 1918
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
France
Conflict
World War I
Location of Interment
Newkirk Cemetery - Newkirk, Oklahoma
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Wound Chevron (1917-1932)


 Unofficial Badges 




 Military Association Memberships
World War I Fallen
  1918, World War I Fallen [Verified]

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 Ribbon Bar

Rifle

 
 Unit Assignments
26th Infantry Regiment1st Infantry Division
  1917-1918, 1st Battalion, 26th Infantry/A Company
  1917-1918, 1st Infantry Division
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1917-1918 World War I
  1918-1918 Aisne Campaign/The Battle of Cantigny
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Cpl. Otto Abbot enlisted in the Army in March 1913 at Lincoln, Mebraska.

He served as a Corporal in Company A, 26th Infantry in France as an expert rifleman in the Sniper Platoon. His unit entered combat in Febrauary 1918. He was severely wounded in March 1918 during a battle in France, and was in the hospital for some time. He had just returned to service when he was wounded again, and this time died of his wounds.

He was finally interred in the Newkirk Cemetery, Newkirk, Oklahoma.
   
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