Abel, Richard K., 2LT

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Last Rank
Second Lieutenant
Last Service Branch
Army Air Corps
Last Primary MOS
AAF 775-Airplane Pilot
Last MOS Group
Aviation (Enlisted)
Service Years
1943 - 1945

Army Air Corps

Second Lieutenant



Two Overseas Service Bars


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Home State
District Of Columbia
Year of Birth
Not Specified
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Washington, DC
Last Address
Zorneaing, Germany

Casualty Date
Apr 09, 1945
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Air Loss, Crash - Land
Location
France
Conflict
WWII - European Theater of Operations/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
Location of Interment
American Cemetery - Lorraine, France
Wall/Plot Coordinates
A 26 47

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 Ribbon Bar

AAF Pilot Badge

 
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1945 WWII - European-African-Middle Eastern Theater
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Assigned 343FS, 55FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) bomber escort to Munich. Last seen whilst strafing enemy aircraft in P-51D 'Jills Jalopy VII' 44-64159 near Zorneaing. Pilot 2nd Lt Richard K Abel Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 13950.

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