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Adams Jr. Earl Newton

Rank and Name, Machinist’s Mate Second Class Earl Newton Adams Jr.

Unit/Placed in on, USS Liscome Bay ( CVE-56), United States Naval Reserve.

 

Earl was born  in 1923 in Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama.

 

Father, Earl N. Adams Sr.

Mother, Virginia C. Adams.

 

Earl entered  the service from Alabama with service number # 6046981.

 

Earl was KIA when the ship was torpedoed by the 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.

 

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

Courts 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/

USS Liscome Bay (CVE-36) Carrier
Japanese Sub I-175
His rank Motor Machinist's Second Class