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Adamson, James Marshall

Rank and Name, Fireman First Class James Marshall Adamson.

Unit/placed in, USS Shark II SS-314 Submarine, United States Navy.


James was born  on May 15, 1926 in Evans, Weld County, Colorado.


Father, Walter J. Adamson Sr.

Mother, Mary Adamson.

Brother, Walter Adamson Jr.


James entered  the service from Colorado with service-number # 6192558.


James was KIA when the Sub sunk by Depth Charges of a Japanese Destroyer in the Luzon Strait, Philippine Sea, on Oct. 24, 1944, he is honored with a  Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.


James is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial  Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Wall of the missing.


Thanks to  http://www.oneternalpatrol.com/uss-shark-314.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 Shark (SS-314) Submarine
Japanese Destroyer Harukaze
James M. Adamson
His rank Fireman First Class