Thursday, August 12, 2010

Abel Madison Sullivan 1919-1942

Sullivan, Madison Abel “Matt” S2 was born on November 8, 1919 and died on November 13, 1942
American Military Figure. Son of Thomas and Aleta Sullivan of Waterloo, Iowa, he was serving as a Seaman Second Class, United States Naval Reserve, on board the USS Juneau when it was sunk during the Naval Battle of Guadalcanal. Also serving on the Juneau and also lost in the sinking were his four brothers Frank, George, Leo and Joseph. They are buried at the Manila American Cemetery and Memorial (ABMC) in Manila, Philippines. There is no know grave, names is listed on the Tablets of the Missing.

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