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Rank and Name, Seaman First Class Calvin Dewitt Adams.
Unit/Placed in on, USS Columbia (CL-56) Destroyer, United States Naval Reserve.
Calvin is born in 1925 in Franklin, Texas.2-9
Father, John. H. Adams.
Mother, Hattie W. Adams.
Calvin enlisted the service in Texas with service number # 8405443.
Calvin was KIA when the ship was hit by an Kamikaze strike during the Battle of Lingayen Gulf, on Jan. 9, 1945, is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.
Calvin is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Wall of the missing.
Thanks to Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC, https://abmc.gov Info P.O.W.
Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html