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Adams, Pat Leon

Rank and Name, Signalman Second Class Pat Leon Adams.

Unit/Placed in, USS Indianapolis (CA-35) Cruiser, United States Navy.

 

Pat was born  on Oct. 28, 1926 in Monroe, Union Parish, Louisiana.

 

Father, Grady C. Adams.

Mother, Opal Adams.

 

Pat L. Adams entered  the service from Louisiana with service # 2755007.

 

Pat was KIA  when the USS Indianapolis was Torpedoed by an Japanese Sub and sunk, on July 30, 1945 ,  is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

 

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

Wall 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

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 Indianapolis (CA-35) Cruiser
His rank Signalman Second Class