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Rank and Name, Staff Sergeant Granville L. Adams Jr.
Unit/Placed in on, 792nd Bomber Squadron, 468th Bomber Group (Heavy).
Granville was born on Mar. 16, 1923 in Virginia.
Father, Granville Adams.
Mother, Virginia Adams.
Granville entered the service from Virginia with service number # 33522414.
Granville was Killed in Action due to Motor problems, on Aug. 20, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.
Granville’s crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-29 were;
Lt. Col. Wim F. Savoie Pilot
1st Lt. Raymond K. Lutz Co Pilot
Cap. Dick G. O’Brien Navigator
Cap. Leo K. Wede Bombardier
1stLt. Cornel F. Stelmach Flight Engineer
S/Sgt. Erik J. Brundage Top Turret Gunner
T/Sgt. William W. Alspaugh Radio Operator
T/Sgt. William A. Beckham Turret Gunner
S/Sgt. Jonas P. Meehan Left Waist Gunner
S/Sgt. Granville Adams Right Waist Gunner
T/Sgt. Robert B. Heffernan Tail Gunner
1st Lt. Robert C. Geyer Radar Observer/Fire Control
Some of the crew bailed out ,but drowned in the sea.
Granville is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Wall of the missing.
He has a Memorialgrave at Weston Cemetery, Poquoson, Poquoson City,
Thanks to http://www.486th.orgh.org
Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC, https://abmc.gov Info P.O.W.
Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html