Edgar R. ABBOTT
UnitHQ 1 / 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment
82nd Airborne Division
date of death17/06/1944
Original cemeteryBlosville / Carquebut
Current cemeteryC-16-30 Normandy American Cemetery St-Laurent/Mer Omaha Beach France
Bronze Star Medal
The Bronze Star Medal is awarded to any member of the armed forces who has distinguished himself or herself by courage in action or merit in an operation against the enemy outside the air.
European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal
Campaign medal awarded for 30 consecutive days of service in Europe, Africa or the Middle East between December 7, 1941 and November 8, 1945.
The Purple Heart is awarded to any armed forces personnel injured or killed in action.
WWII Victory Medal
The decoration commemorates military service during World War II and is awarded to any member of the United States Army.