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Adamson, Alfred

Rank/Name,  Chief Fire Controlman Alfred Adamson.

Unit/placed in, USS Sims (Destroyer) DD-409, United States Navy.

 

Alfred was born in California date, no record.

 

Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.

Wife, Enod A. Adamson.

 

Alfred  entered  the Service from California with service number # 3754222.

 

Alfred was KIA  when the ship was hit by a Bomb strike at the Battle of Corel Sea on May 7, 1942, he is honored with a  Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

 

Alfred 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/05/409.htm  ABMC, https://abmc.gov  http://navylog.navymemorial.org Familysearch.com  https://www.familysearch.org Philippine Scouts Heritage Society http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Honorstates http://www.honorstates.org,   Geoffrey Roecker https://missingmarines.com/ P.O.W. Info: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html  and Jean Louis Vijgen.

USS Sims (DD-409) Destroyer
Casualty List
His rank Chief Fire Control-man