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Adams, Vern Oliver

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.

Wall of the missing.

 

Thanks to  http://www.navsource.org/archives/05/512.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 Spence (DD-512) Destroyer
Vern O. Adams