PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Abbott, Edgar R. (Service number: O-1298300)
Date of birth: Unknown
Date of death:  June 17th, 1944 (Normandy, France)
Buried on:  Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial
Plot: C.  Row: 16.  Grave: 30.
Nationality:  American
     
BRONZE STAR MEDAL (BSM)
Rank: 1st Lieutenant
Unit: Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division "All-American", U.S. Army
Action: Citation unavailable.
Details: Headquarters 82nd Airborne Division, General Orders No. 35 (1944).
 
     
PURPLE HEART
Rank: 1st Lieutenant
Unit: Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division "All-American", U.S. Army
Action: Killed In Action.
Details: Posthumously awarded.
 
     
COMBAT INFANTRYMAN BADGE
Rank: 1st Lieutenant
Unit: Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division "All-American", U.S. Army
Details: Posthumously awarded.
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - NORDYKE, P., Put Us Down In Hell, Historic Ventures, LLC, Lexington, United States, 2012.
- WW2-Airborne.us
- 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment.org
- American Battle Monuments Commission
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