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Rank and Name, Private First Class Edwin B. Adams.
Unit/placed in on, 33rd Quartermaster Truck Regiment.
The Imperial Japanese began their Invasion in the Philippines on 8 Dec 1941.
The 33rd Truck Regiment resorted to fighting together among American and Filipino forces when compelled to surrender on 9 Apr 1942.
Pfc. Edwin B. Adams became a POW and was imprisoned at Pow Camp no record, he survived the Bataan Death March, but died not long after it.
Edwin was born on April 12, 1922 in Los Angeles, California.
Father, Edwin B. Adams.
Mother, Jane (McPherson) Adams.
Edwin entered the Service from California with service number # 19028233.
Edwin died as a POW in Camp no record on Aug. 18, 1942, he is honored with a Purple Heart, POW Medal. Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.
Edwin is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Wall of the missing.
Thanks to ABMC, https://abmc.gov http://navylog.navymemorial.org Familysearch.com https://www.familysearch.org Philippine Scouts Heritage Society http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Honorstates http://www.honorstates.org, Geoffrey Roecker https://missingmarines.com/ P.O.W. Info: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html Maurice van Doorn and Jean Louis Vijgen.