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Rank/Name, Steward’s Mate First Class Ralph Francis Adams.
Unit/placed, USS Tang (SS-306) Submarine, United States Navy.
Ralph was born on Jan. 11, 1926 in Camden, Camden County, New Jersey.
Father, Thomas E. Adams.
Mother, Emma (Logan) Adams.
Ralph F. Adams entered the service from New Jersey with service # 9066066.
Ralph was KIA Sunk by circular run of own torpedo, on Oct. 25, 1944 , is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.
Ralph is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Wall of the missing.
He has a Memorial Grave at Beverly National Cemetery, Beverly, Burlington County,
New Jersey, USA.
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