DONALD E ABBOTT
Founding Member; "A" Co. 503d PB (Ft. Benning);
"D" Company 503d PIR (Gordonvale); "E" Company
(Nadzab, Noemfoor, Mindoro); XO "E" Co. (Corregidor); C.O.
"A" Co. (Negros); Association President '95-97;
regular visitor to Corregidor, about which he has written
1st Lt., 1st Platoon, "D" Company, 503d
PRCT (Nadzab, Noemfoor, Mindoro, Corregidor,) "D" Co Company Commander - Negros.;
Retired as Colonel. Regular adviser to the website.
Member; 161st Parachute Engineer Co., 503d
PRCT (Mindoro, Corregidor, Negros); Temple Univ. B.S. Ed,; Director,
Philadelphia, PA public schools; Official Historian of the 503d PRCT
Association 1989 to present; Author, "Synoptic History of the
503d PRCT" Turner Publishing Co., Paducah, KY 1990; stalwart
supporter of the presentation of history via the website.
Member; "G" Co., 503d PRCT (Gordonvale,
Noemfoor, Mindoro, Corregidor, Negros); Engineer.
FRANCIS X O'NEILL JR.
Founding Member; "I" Co.. 511 PIR, 11th Airborne
Division (Oro Bay) "I" Co., 503d PRCT (Leyte, Corregidor,
Negros), Air Force Intelligence (Korean War), FBI , House of Representatives (Connecticut),
Justice of the Peace, President 503d Association 2001-3.
Founding Member; 2nd Platoon, "D" Company, 503d
PRCT (Nadzab, Noemfoor, Mindoro, Corregidor, Negros.); Author, "The
Tequila Caper"; ardent supporter of any endeavour that advances
the historical impact of the Regiment;