Abar, Robert L., Sgt

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Last Rank
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 748-Airplane Mechanic-Gunner, Flight Engineer
Last AFSC Group
Air Crew (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1944-1945, POW Germany
Service Years
1942 - 1945
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Home State
New York
New York
Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Auburn, NY
Last Address
North Syracuse, NY

Date of Passing
Jun 30, 2010
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
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 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin

 Unofficial Badges 

 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW)Disabled American Veterans (DAV)
  2010, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2010, Disabled American Veterans (DAV) [Verified] - Assoc. Page

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
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Other Comments:

Robert L. Abar June 30, 2010 Robert L. Abar, 87, of North Syracuse, passed away Wednesday at his home. He was born in Auburn, NY. He retired as a salesman for Hershey Foods/P&R Macaroni and was formerly employed at A&P Grocery and Peter's IGA. Robert was an Army Air Force veteran of WWII and was held as a Prisoner Of War in Germany. He was a member of the VFW in Lyons, NY, DAV and a mason. His wife, Irene, passed away June 25, 2008. Surviving are his daughter, Yvonne M. (Peter) Kenyon of Baldwinsville; two grandsons, Michael P. of Winchester,Virginia and Richard A. of Weedsport. A calling hour will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday July 5, 2010 with a funeral service to follow at 11 a.m. at the Maurer Funeral Home, 300 Second St., Liverpool. Entombment will be in Sunset Atrium Mausoleum of Woodlawn Cemetery, Syracuse. Contributions may be made to Pet Haven Cemetery, 4501 West Seneca Turnpike, Syracuse, NY 13215 or NAVAC, 603 North Main St., North Syracuse, NY 13212. Maurer Funeral Home, Inc. www.maurerfuneralhome.com

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 Ribbon Bar

Flight Engineer Badge

 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
561st Bombardment Squadron, Heavy388th Bombardment Group, HeavyPOW Germany
  1944-1944, 561st Bombardment Squadron, Heavy
  1944-1944, 388th Bombardment Group, Heavy
  1944-1945, POW Germany
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1945 World War II
  1944-1944 World War II/European-African-Middle Eastern Theater/Rhineland Campaign (1944-45)
 My Aircraft/Missiles
B-17 Flying Fortress  
  1942-1945, B-17 Flying Fortress
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