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Adams, Gerald Joseph

Rank and Name, Rank; Boatwain’s Mate Second Class Gerald Joseph Adams.

Unit/placed in on, USS Chicago (CA-26) Cruiser, United States Navy.


Gerald was born  on Aug. 30, 1921 in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania.


Father, Walter E. Adams.

Mother, Mary J. (Hoover) Adams.


Gerald entered  the Service from Pennsylvania with service number # 250117.


Gerald was KIA  when the ship sunk during the Battle of Coral Sea near Renell Island, on Jan 30, 1943, he is honored with a  Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.


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

Wall of the missing.


Thanks to http://ww2db.com/ship_spec.php?ship_id=335  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   and Jean Louis Vijgen.

USS Chicago (CA-29) Destroyer
His rank Boatswain Mate Second Class