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Adams, Jack Nolen

Rank and Name, Major Jack Nolen Adams.

Unit/Placed in on, 823th Bomber Squadron, 38th Bomber Group (Medium).

 

Jack was born in 1915 in Alabama.

 

Father, Charles C. Adams.

Mother, Leslie N. Adams.

 

Jack enlisted the service in Alabama with service number # 0-377137.

 

Jack was KIA on the Mission when the plane got engine trouble and crashed March 2, 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Air Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

Jack’s crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-25 were;

Major. Jack N. Adams Pilot

2nd Lt. James C. Dixon Co Pilot

2nd Lt. Albert C. West Navigator/Bombardier

Sgt. Donald C. Powers Engineer/Gunner

Sgt. Richard O. Smith Radio Operator/Gunner

 

James 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/

823rd Bomber Squadron
38th Bomber Group
B-25
Airfield Nadzab, New Guinea
His rank Major