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Rank/Name, Seaman Second Class Johnnie B. Adams Jr.
Unit/placed; USS Boise (CL-47) Cruiser, United States Navy.
Johnnie was born in 1924 in Texas.
Father, Johnnie B. Adams.
Mother, Pearl M. Adams.
Johnnie entered the Service from Texas with service # 3604268.
Johnnie was KIA /during a Surface attack the Battle of Cape Esperance, on Oct, 12, 1942 , is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.
Johnnie is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Wall of the missing.
Thanks to http://ibiblio.org/hyperwar/USN/WarDamageReports/WarDamageReportCL47/WarDamageReportCL47.htm Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC, https://abmc.gov Info P.O.W.
Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html