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Adams, Arthur Vincent

Rank and Name, Metalsmith Second Class Arthur Vincent Adams.

Unit/Placed in on, USS San-Francisco (CA-38) Cruiser, United States Navy.

 

Arthur is born in 1920 in Los Angeles, California.

 

Father, Arthur A. Adams.

Mother, Julia B. Adams.

 

Arthur enlisted the service in California with service number # 3822686.

 

Arthur was KIA when the USS San-Francisco was hit several time during the Naval Battle of Guadacanal in pitch-black on Nov. 13, 1942, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Navy Cross, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

 

Arthur is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial  Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Wall of the missing.

 

Thanks to  https://usssanfrancisco.org/the-men/ Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC,  https://abmc.gov Info P.O.W.

Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html

NavyLog, http://navylog.navymemorial.org Philippine Scouts Heritage Society, Sean Conjenos, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/

Familysearch.com, https://www.familysearch.org Navy Marines Info Geoffrey Roecker, https://missingmarines.com/ Medals Info, http://www.honorstates.org Website, https://hendrikswebdesign.nl/

Buried at Sea
USS San Francisco (CA-38) Cruiser
Navy Cross
His rank Metal smith Second Class