This March 11, 1943, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 6, column 3:
Spends Furlough at Home
Lt. Abbott Dinwiddie is home from Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo., for a five-day furlough with his family and his parents, Dr. and Mrs. J.A. Dinwiddie. He was met in Chicago by his father and Jack Taylor.
The following April 15, 1943, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 6, column 3:
Promoted to Captain
It is now Captain G.A. Dinwiddie, the local man having received his promotion from 1st Lieut. to a Captaincy last Friday. Abbott is stationed at the dental clinic at Fort Leonard Wood, Mo.
The following article was found in the April 29, 1943, Lowell Tribune on page 2, column 1:
Capt. Abbott Dinwiddle, stationed at Ft. Leonard Wood, in the dental department, was home on a week-end leave visiting his wife and family, and his parents.
This January 6, 1944, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 2, column 2:
Captain G. Abbott Dinwiddie, stationed at Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo., spent several days during the holidays at home here with his family and parents, Dr. and Mrs. J.A. Dinwiddie.
This January 13, 1944, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 2, column 2:
Capt. G.A. Dinwiddie, who has been stationed at Ft. Leonard Wood, Mo., since his enlistment 17 months ago, has been transferred to Fort Warren, Wyoming. Capt. Dinwiddie is home this week visiting his wife and children and his parents, Dr. and Mrs. J.A. Dinwiddie.
This Lowell Tribune article was found in the March 16, 1944, issue (page 2, column 1):
While visiting here last Saturday, Mrs. G.A. Dinwiddie informed us that her husband, Capt. G.A. Dinwiddie, now stationed "somewhere in the Pacific" had been chosen commander of his medical detachment. His only "kick" on his present location was the fact that he hasn't been receiving any mail.
In another article on the next column of the page, it further states:
Also stationed "somewhere in the Pacific" is Capt. G.A. Dinwiddie, who wrote his parents, Dr. and Mrs. J.A. Dinwiddie, that he is getting along fine.
This March 30, 1944, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 2, column 2:
A letter from his son, Capt. Abbott Dinwiddie, informs Dr. J.A. Dinwiddie that he is stationed with the medical corps "somewhere in the Pacific" war theatre. He said he had just received the February 10th issue of The Lowell Tribune, the first one he had received since leaving the U.S., and enjoyed reading it very much. He is getting along fine in his new location.
This April 20, 1944, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 3, column 2:
In a recent letter to his parents, the Dr. J.A. Dinwiddies, Capt. G.A. Dinwiddie writes that he has been put in charge of the prosthetic department of a base hospital in Hawaii, where he [is] stationed. Also connected with the same hospital is Dr. Ogden Pinkerton, son of Mrs. C.D. Pinkerton of Lowell. Dr. Pinkerton, who has been practicing in Hawaii for several years, joined the army medical corps some time ago.
A letter from him this week says he called Dick Schmal, stationed nearby, and had a good visit with him.
The following June 8, 1944, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 1, column 5:
Fred Schmal had a most pleasant shock last Sunday evening when he was called to the phone by his daughters and discovered that the call came from his son Sgt. "Dick" Schmal, who is stationed in Hawaii. The call, pre-arranged by Dick and his sisters, was a surprise for his father on Father's Day. In addition to talking to his entire family, the John Joneses, next door, also got in on the conversation for a few words with Dick. Capt. Abbott Dinwiddie, who was with Dick when he phoned, asked the Schmals to give his greetings to his parents, Dr. and Mrs. Dinwiddie.
Another article was found in the same issue of the paper on page 2, column 1:
Sgt. Richard (Dick) Schmal, stationed in Hawaii, recently had a very pleasant surprise,
according to a letter to his father, Fred Schmal. Dick was enjoying himself at a roller rink and suddenly discovered that he was skating side by side with Seaman Hayden Patz. The boys had a very pleasant visit. Later Dick met up with Bruce Rathburn, T.M. 3/c and Capt. G.A. Dinwiddie.
The following June 29, 1944, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 3, column 2:
Robert Schmal, son of Fred Schmal, writes his father that he has been promoted from the rank of Lieutenant to that of Captain, which, says Bob, gives him a different slant on life from an army viewpoint. Capt. Schmal, who enlisted in the army two years ago last February, is the third Lowell boy attaining that rank. The first was Capt. LaVerne McNay, formerly of Lowell and the other Capt. Abbott Dinwiddie.
This May 24, 1945, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 2, column 1:
Capt. Abbott Dinwiddie, writing his parents, Dr. and Mrs. J.A. Dinwiddie, recently, said he received a copy of the Tribune a few weeks back in less than two weeks after it had been published, which is record time considering the fact that most newspapers to service men arrive from four to eight weeks after mailing. Capt. Dinwiddie also told of the excellent athletic facilities for patients at the hospital where he is stationed. Recuperating veterans enjoy swimming, tennis, golf, baseball and other sports on the huge grounds.
This June 14, 1945, Lowell Tribune article was found on page 2, column 2:
Sending Father's Day greetings to his father, Dr. J.A. Dinwiddie, Maj. Abbott Dinwiddie disclosed that he had been promoted to that rank from Captain, on June 4th.
The following article from an unknown source can be found in the Local History Files at Lowell Public Library (LH--Vital Statistics, vol. 1, page 51):
G. Abbott Dinwiddie DDS, age 74 years, formerly of Lowell, passed away Mar. 11, 1983 at Memotial Hospital in Cloquet, Minn. Surviving are his wife, Alice; a son, George A., Jr., and his wife, of Washinton, D.C.; a daughter, Marjorie E. Williams and husband of Monticello; five grandchildren and three great grandchildren. Memorial services were held Mar. 14, in the chapel of Barr Brothers Funeral Home in Cloquet, with cremation following. Abbott Dinwiddie was born Mar. 29, 1908 in Lowell, the only child of Dr. and Mrs. John A. Dinwiddie. His grandfather was Jerome A. Dinwiddie, an early settler of the Lowell area. He attended Lowell schools, graduating with the LHS Class of 1926. He engaged in many school activities, including the Athletic Ass'n., the Itaretil Club, Boys' Glee Club, Mixed Chorus, Basketball, Track, the staff of the newspaper, the Skyrocket, the staff of the yearbook, Lowellian, and held class offices and club offices. After graduation, he enrolled in Northwestern University's School of Dentistry, from which he received his degree. He was a military veteran of World War II, where he served in the Medical Corps, with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. After the war ended he returned to Lowell and practiced dentistry with his father until 1946. At that time he moved to Honolulu, Hawaii, to continue his vocation until his retirement in 1972. He spent his retirement years in Cloquet, Minn., his wife's hometown where he enjoyed fishing and other outdoor recreation. Dr. Dinwiddie was a member of the Moose Lodge and the F. & A.M. Colfax Lodge 378 of Lowell.