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Adams, Edgar Lee

Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class Edgar Lee (Baltzley)Adams.

Unit/placed; USS Liscome Bay (CVE-56), United States Naval Reserve .

 

Edgar was born  on Jan. 10, 1925 in Stephen County, Iowa.

 

Father, Glen J. (Baltley) Adams.

Mother, .Mildred A. (Baltzley) Adams

 

Edgar entered  the service from Iowa with service number # 8591542.

 

 

Edgar was KIA  when the USS Liscome Bay was sunk by a Japanese sub I-175, on Nov. 24, 1943, he is honored with a  Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

 

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

Courts of the Missing.

 

Thanks to  http://www.wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?59769 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 Liscome Bay (CVE-36) Carrier
Japanese Sub I-175
Sea-Burial
His rank Seaman Second Class