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Adams, Clay Odell

Rank and Name, Corporal Clay Odell Adams.

Unit/Placed in on, 3rd.Battalion(I-Comp),2nd.marines, Marine Corp.

 

Clay is born in 1915 in,Louisiana.

 

Father, Andy Adams.

Mother, Philodie Adams.

 

Clay enlisted the service in Louisiana with service number # 315043.

 

Clay was KIA when he reached the beaches after landing and got shot by Machine gun fire on 20 Nov. 1943, he is honored with a  Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

 

Clay is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA.

Courts 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

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/ 

Semper fidelis is a Latin phrase that means “always faithful” or “always loyal”. In the United States it is best known as the motto of the United States Marine Corps. Elsewhere, it is a common motto for towns, families, schools, and military units.

 

3rd Battalion, 2nd Marines
Landing-zone's Beach
His rank Corporal