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Adams, Robert Edwin

Rank/Name,  Seaman First Class Robert Edwin Adams.

Unit/placed in, USS Mount Hood (AE-11) Ammunition Ship, United states Navy.

 

Robert was born  on Feb. 16, 1927 in Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

 

Father, Samuel N. Adams.

Mother, Charlotte (Dutcher) Adams.

 

Robert entered  the Service from Massachusetts with service # 6675171.

 

Robert E. Adams was Killed in Action when they moved ammunition and the ship blew up at Seeadler Harbour, Manus Island, New Guinea on Nov. 10, 1944, he is honored with a Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

 

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

Wall of the missing.

 

Thanks to http://ww2today.com/10-november-1944-the-crew-of-uss-mount-hood-disappear-in-massive-explosion  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 Mount Hood (AE-11) Cargo
USS Mount Hood (AE-11), smoke cloud expanding, just after she exploded in Seeadler Harbor, Manus, Admiralty Islands, 10 November 1944. Photographed by a photographer of the 57th Construction Battalion, who had set up his camera to take pictures of the Battalion's camp.
Robert E. Adams
His rank Seaman First Class