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Adams, Joseph A.

Rank/Name,  Captain Joseph A. Adams.

Unit/placed, Philippine Motor Transport Depot.


The Imperial Japanese began their Invasion in the Philippines on 8 Dec 1941.

The Philipinne Motor Depot resorted to fighting together among American and Filipino forces when compelled to surrender on 9 Apr 1942.

Capt. Joseph A. Adams became a POW and was imprisoned at Pow Camp Cabanatuan, he survived the Bataan Death March, but died shortly after it.


Joseph was born  in 1899 in Monaca,  Pennsylvania.


Father, Joseph A. Adams, Mother, Cora (Flowers) Adams.

Wife, Elizabeth E. (Busang) Adams, Son, Robert L. Adams.


Joseph entered  the Service from Pennsylvania with service number # o-290240.


Joseph died in Camp Cabanatuan as a POW on Sept. 17, 1942, he is honored with a  Purple Heart, POW Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.


Joseph 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/ Hendriks  https://hendrikswebdesign.nl/

Familysearch.com, https://www.familysearch.org Navy Marines Info Geoffrey Roecker, https://missingmarines.com/ Medals Info, http://www.honorstates.org

Memorial Cabanatuan
Memorial Camp Cabanatuan
His rank Captain