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Adams, Douglas Stephen

Rank and Name, Ensign Douglas Stephen Adams.

Unit/Placed in on, Composite Squadron VC-75, USS Ommaney Bay Carrier (CVE-79),  United States Naval Reserve.

 

Douglas was born on May 19,  1922 in San Diego, California.

 

Father, Stephen A. Adams.

Mother, Nelly G. Adams.

 

Douglas entered  the service from California with service number # 0-351244.

 

Douglas died on-board the USS Ommaney Bay when it was hit by a Kamikaze aircraft during the Battle in the Pacific , on Jan. 4,  1945, he is honored with a  Air Medal, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

 

Douglas 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

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/

Wildcat from Composite Squadron 75 (VC-75)
Monument USS Ommaney Bay
His rank Ensign