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Rank/Name, Seaman Second Class Vern Oliver Adams.
Unit/placed in, USS Spence (DD-512) Destroyer, United States Navy.
Vern was born on Feb. 1, 1917 in Yorba Linda, Orange County, California.
Father, Jay G. Adams.
Mother, Deanna B. (Schrunk) Adams.
Sister, Faye Adams.
Brothers, Thomas R. and John Q. Adams.
Wife, Elta E. Adams.
Vern entered the service from California with service-number # 8812793.
Vern died when his ship sunk in the Typhoon Cobra, Philippine Sea , on Dec 18, 1944, he is honored with a Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.
Vern is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
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