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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