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Adams William H.

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.


Thanks to http://www.307bg.net/ 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/

424th Bomber Squadron
307th Bomber Group (Heavy)
Airfield Koli-Point Guadalcanal
His rank Technical Sergeant