Charles Guy Abell was born in Bristol, Virginia to Alexander “Alec” Abell and Mary Virginia “Mamie” Wade. He was married to Mary Elizabeth Barnes and father of Wallace Guy Abell.

He served on the U.S.S. Sapphire (PYC-2). He died in the line of duty at State Pier, New London, Connecticut, due to drowning.

Buried Mountain Home National Cemetery,  Johnson City, TN, Plot N, 1, 1

  • Rank: Seaman
  • Date of birth:
  • 5 February 1909
  • Date of death: 22 April 1945
  • County: Sullivan
  • Service Branch: Navy
  • Division/Assignment: USS Sapphire
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Mountain Home National Cemetery, Johnson City, Washington County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XVIII, Top Panel
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