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Stanley J Abromski

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Corporal Stanley J Abromski was on route to Italy aboard the SS Paul Hamilton as part of convoy UGS38.
The SS Paul Hamilton was carrying personnel, supplies and munitions when on the 20th April 1944, 30 miles out from Cape Bengut in the Mediterranean, the convoy was attacked by a force of 23 JU88's. The SS Paul Hamilton was struck by an aerial torpedo which detonated the munitions and destroyed the ship. There were no survivors and only one body was reported recovered.

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Event Location Date
Born Somerset, New Jersey 1918
Lived in Bound Brook, New Jersey 15 April 1930
Enlisted Newark, New Jersey 29 October 1942
Died 30 miles out from Cape Bengut 20 April 1944

Missing in action. On board transport ship when sunk in The Mediterranean.

Buried North Africa American Cemetery and Memorial

Listed on Tablets of the Missing.

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Date Contributor Update
13 May 2020 15:17:06 Andycole0 Created entry with surname, middlename, firstname, nationality, service number, highest rank, biography, events and unit associations
Sources

American Battle Monument's Commission www.abmc.gov
Find a Grave
National Archives and Records Administration
Ancestry.com

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