Gabler, Albert Peter, S1c

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Last Rank
Seaman 1st Class
Last Primary NEC
RM-0000-Radioman
Last Rating/NEC Group
Radioman
Primary Unit
1944-1944, RM-0000, USS Liddle (APD-60)
Service Years
1943 - 1944
RM-Radioman
Seaman 1st Class

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Home State
Minnesota
Minnesota
Year of Birth
1924
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
New Ulm, MN
Last Address
700 S Front St
New Ulm, MN

Casualty Date
Dec 07, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Pacific Ocean
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
New Ulm Catholic Cemetery - New Ulm, Minnesota
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Duty Stations
US Navy
  1944-1944, RM-0000, USS Liddle (APD-60)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/New Guinea Campaign (1943-44)
  1944-1944 Leyte Campaign (1944)/Battle of Ormoc Bay
  1944-1944 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Mariana and Palau Islands Campaign (1944)
 Other News, Events and Photographs
 
  Jun 30, 1942, WWII draft card
  Sep 14, 1948, Application for Headstone or Marker1
  Feb 22, 2019, General Photos1
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity

USS Liddle (APD-60) embarked 141 troops on 6 December for a flanking operation in the Leyte Gulf area. After landing her troops at Ormoc without casualty on 7 December, Liddle came under attack from Japanese aircraft. Though splashing five attackers, she was hit on the bridge by a kamikaze and seriously damaged, necessitating her return to San Francisco on 16 January 1945 for repairs. While she was being refitted, a sign on her quarterdeck read: "This Ship Lost 38 Officers and Men. She is Anxious to Get Back Into Action."
 
S1c (RM) Gabler was among the men killed in action.
   
Comments/Citation

Service number: 8701700

The information contained in this profile was compiled from various internet sources.
   
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WW II Memorial National RegistryUnited States Navy Memorial World War II FallenThe National Gold Star Family Registry
  2019, WW II Memorial National Registry
  2019, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2019, World War II Fallen
  2019, The National Gold Star Family Registry
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