|Unit||Company A, 5th Infantry Regiment|
|Rank||Sergeant U.S. Army|
|Date of Death||November 4 1942|
Sergeant Paul J. Abel was born in Hastings, Pennsylvania on January 5, 1915. He enlisted in the U.S. Army and during World War II he was assigned to Company A, 5th Infantry Regiment in the Canal Zone. He died on November 4, 1942 while on active duty and was buried at the Corozal American Cemetery.