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Phillips Abbott Jr


2nd Lt Phillips Abbott Jr., pilot of the P-47 Thunderbolt 42-75412, took off from A-1 at St-Pierre-du-Mont on a mission over Tours. He was flying in the no.4 spot in Blue Section. According to 2nd Lt Herbert G. Stewart, Abbott was hit by flak and bailed out at 1600, but his parachute did not open on time and he plummeted to his death.


Units served with

  • 366th Fighter Group

    366th Fighter Group

    The Group moved in England over the New Year of 1944, setting up home first at Membury and then at Thruxton. The pilots' first mission was a fighter sweep of the French coast in March 1944 and from then until D-Day that June the ground supported Allied...

  • 390th Fighter Squadron



Event Location Date
Born Louisville, GA, ארצות הברית 4 June 1922
Died לה מאן, צרפת 13 July 1944
Buried Brittany American Cemetery and Memorial

Plot N, Row 5, Grave 12


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02 April 2020 14:03:49 Andycole0 Changes to events

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23 September 2015 17:14:37 Gilad_Bashan Changes to biography and events

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06 December 2014 16:25:36 Gilad_Bashan Created entry with surname, firstname, suffix, nationality, service number, highest rank, role and unit associations

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