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Charles G. Abrell

Born: Aug 12, 1931

Death: Jun 10, 1951

Birthplace: Terre Haute

Nationality: United States

Charles G. Abrell

Date of Birth : Aug 12, 1931
Date of Death : Jun 10, 1951
Birth Place : Terre Haute

Charles Gene Abrell was a Corporal in the United States Marine Corps who served with Company E, 2nd Battalion 1st Marines, 1st Marine Division, during the Korean War. He posthumously received the Medal of Honor for his heroic actions and sacrifice of life on June 10, 1951 near Hangnyong, Korea while advancing his platoon against enemy fire. He hurled himself into an enemy bunker with a live grenade, killing the enemy gun crew and himself in the explosion.

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  • Charles Gene Abrell
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