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Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class Jessie Leroy Adamson.
Unit/placed on, Landing Ship Infantry LS(G)-471, United States Navy.
Jessie was born on Jan. 2, 1926 in Tecumesh, Pottawatomie County,Oklahoma.
Father, Jessie J. Adamson.
Mother, Ruby Adamson.
Sisters, Naomi R. Adamson.
Brothers, Raymond, Floyd, Edward, Eugene, Herman, James and Wilson Adamson.
Jessie entered the service from Oklahoma in Dec. 31, 1944 with service-number # 6717198.
Jessie was KIA when the ship was hit by the Enemy fire in the ammunition-box off the Iwo Jima Coast, on Feb. 17, 1945, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.
Jessie is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA.
Courts of the Missing.
Thanks to http://www.navsource.org/archives/10/15/150471.htm Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC, https://abmc.gov Info P.O.W.
Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html