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Adams, Orville Eugene

Rank/Name, Seaman Second Class Orville Eugene Adams.

Unit/placed, USS Monssen (DD-436) Destroyer, United States Navy.


Orville was born  on Dec. 23, 1923 in Duqusne, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.


Father, Leslie S. Adams.


Orville entered  the Service from Pennsylvania with service # 6520438.


Orville was KIA  the ship sunk true fire from the Island,during the Battle of Guadacanal, on Nov. 13, 1942 ,  is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.


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

Wall of the missing.


Thanks to http://www.navsource.org/archives/05/436.htm 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 Monssen (DD-436) Destroyer
Location Wreck
US State Pennsylvania
His rank Seaman Second Class