ABREU, Richard

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ABREU, Richard

Servicenumber: 42099966

 

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Age: 18
Born: 1926, Pennsylvania
Hometown: Westchester County, New York
Family: Manuel Abrue (father)
Lucy Abrue (mother)
Alice G. Murray (fostermother)
Arthur Abrue (brother)
Norman Abrue (brother)
John H. Murray (fosterbrother)
James Murray (fostersister)
Catherine Murray (fostersister)
Rank: Private
Function: Not available
Regiment: 180th Infantry Regiment
Battalion: Not available
Division - Transport: 45th Infantry Division
Company Squadron: Not available
Unit - Group: -
Plane data: (Serialnumber, MACR, etc.) -
Date of death: 18 April 1945
Status: KIA
Place of death: Near Nürnberg, Germany
Spot: Not available
Awards: Purple Heart
Gravenumber: Plot C, Row 8, Grave 66
Cemetery: American War Cemetery Lorraine
Biography: -
Other information: Pvt Richard Abreu enlisted in Buffalo, New York on 18 October 1944.

Pvt Abreu and his brother, Arthur made their home with Mrs. Alice G. Murray of Glenwood.
Pvt Abreu attended Griffith Institute, Springville, where he played football. He trained at Fort Meade, Maryland and at Camp Wheeler, Georgia.

Source of information: Peter Schouteten, Astrid van Erp, www.abmc.govwww.wwiimemorial.com, www.archives.gov - WWII Enlistment Record, www.ancestry.com - Headstone and Interment Record, http://www.45thdivision.org, www.newspapers.com - Springville Journal
Photo source: -

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