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Adams Jr. , John Ernest

Rank/Name, Private First Class John Ernest Adams.

Unit/Placed in, 803rd Engineer Aviation Battlion.

 

The Japanese ship “Shinyo Maru” was loaded with 750 U.S. POW’s in the cargo holds. The U.S.S. Paddle (SS-263), not knowing that American POW’s were on board, fired torpedoes at the ship off the coast of Mindanao and sank it. Some Japanese guards shot prisoners as they struggled from the holds after the attack or were in the water.

 

John was born  in 1921 in Little Creek, Sussex County, Delaware.

 

Father, J Ernest Adams.

Mother, Bertha E. (Moriss) Adams

 

John entered  the service from Maryland  with service number # 13000729.

 

John died in Japanese Captivity on board the Shinyo Maru when it got torpedoed on Sep 7, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, POW Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

 

 

John is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial  Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Wall of the missing.

 

Thanks to http://www.wrecksite.eu/wreck.aspx?59632 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/

Hell Ship "Shinyo Maru"
His rank Private First Class

Mededeling

2019 collection

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Jean Louis Vijgen