|Rank||Sergeant First Class U.S. Army|
|Date of Death||December 27 1953|
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge
Sergeant First Class Absler was awarded the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
Sergeant First Class Absler was a member of Company K, 3rd Battalion, 32nd Infantry Regiment, 7th Infantry Division. On December 27, 1953, the Jeep in which he was riding was involved in an accident on Route 33 in North Korea, and he was killed.