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Rank and Name, Gunner’s Mate Third Class Joseph William Adair.
Unit/Placed in on, USS Braine (DD-630) Destroyer, United States Navy.
Joseph is born in 1926 in Pensacola, Oklahoma.24-11
Father, Josep W. Adair.
Mother, Cora S. Adair.
Joseph enlisted the service in New Jersey with service number # 2249644.
Joseph was KIA when the USS Braine was attacked by 2 Kamikaze plane’s and serious damaged it on May 27, 1945,he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.
Joseph is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA.
Courts of the Missing.
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