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Rank and Name, Technical Sergeant William H. Adams.
Unit/placed in, 424th Bomber Squadron, 307th Bomber Group (Heavy).
William was born on Jan. 13,1920 in Louisiana.
Father, Louis I. Adams.
Mother, Velma C. Adams.
Brother,Edmond H. Adams .
William entered the service from Cp. Shelby, Mississippi in Dec. 31, 1941 with servicenumber # 14071345.
William H. Adams was Killed when they crashes at sea after having bad weather on , on Aug. 23, 1943, and he is honored with the Purple Heart with Oak Leaf Cluster, Silver Star Medal, Air Medal with 4 Oak Leaf Cluster, Distinguished Flying Medal with Oak Leaf Cluster, Asia-Pacific Campaign and the WWII Victory Medal.
William’s crew-members and their position on-board the plane a B-24 were;
1stLt. Clyde A. Frien Pilot
1stLt. Gerald L. Darr Co Pilot
1stLt. Mason Prescott Navigator
1st Lt. Nelson A. Norris Bombardier
T/Sgt. William H. Adams Engineer
S/Sgt. Malcom E Smith Asst. Engineer
T/Sgt. Eugene Hayden Radio Operator
S/Sgt. James L. Buchanan Asst. Radio Operator
S/Sgt. William W. Bush Gunner
S/Sgt. James E. Hoffman Gunner
William is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Wall of the missing.
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