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Abbott, Lysle I.

Date of birth:
September 7th, 1918 (Omaha, NE)
Date of death:
December 13th, 1997 (Evansville, IN)
Buried on:
American War Graves Alexander Memorial Park Cemetery
Service number:
O411757
Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

Abbott began his military career with the US Army on July 15, 1936. On 4 May 1941 Abbott was promoted to 2nd Lieutenant and on 20 March 1942 to Captain. On July 5, 1944, he lands as captain of the 134th Infantry Regiment on Omaha Beach. The regiment saw action with the capture of St. Lo, the liberation of Nancy, the Battle of the Bulge and then via France and the Netherlands part of the occupation of Hanover. On September 5, 1945, Abbott left with the regiment for the United States.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Captain
Unit:
Regimental S-1 Officer Headquarters & Headquarters Company, 134th Infantry Regiment, 35th Infantry Division "Santa Fe", U.S. Army

This award was obtained in the form of an Oak Leave to be attached on the ribbon of the first award.
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Bronze Star  Medal (BSM)

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