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Adams, Charles Benjamin

Rank and Name, Private Charles Benjamin Adams.

Unit/Placed in on, USS Houston (CA-30) Cruiser, Marine Detachment.


Charles is born in 1923 in Willowbrook, California.5-8


Father, Albert Adams.

Mother, Zella Adams.


Charles enlisted the service in California with service number #307367.


Charles was KIA  aboard the USS Houston when she was sunk during the Battle of Sunda Strait on March 1, 1942, he is honored with a  Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.


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

Wall of the missing.


Thanks to http://www.usshouston.org/ 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/

USS Houston (CA-30) Cruiser
Ship's Bell
His rank Private (no Insignia)