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Adams, William Henry

Rank/Name,  Seaman First Class William Henry Adams.

Unit/placed in,  USS Barbel (SS-316) Submarine , United States Naval Reserve.


William was born  on Sep. 29, 1925 in Yuma. Yuma County, Arizona.


Father, Jessie J. Adams.

Mother, Hannah E. Adams.

Sisters, Aubrey M., Ala L. and Alvon J. Adams.  

Brother, Stanley P. Adams.


William entered  the service from California with service number # 5650053.


William was KIA  when the Submarine was Sunk by an Japanese Air attack, on Feb. 4, 1945, he is honored with a  Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.


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.navsource.org/archives/08/08316.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 Barbel (SS-316) Submarine
Crew (part)
Location USS Barbel
William H. Adams
His rank Seaman First Class