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Adcock, Henry Kenneth

Rank/Name, Torpedoman’s Mate Third Class Henry Kenneth Adcock.

Unit/placed on, USS Johnston (DE-557) Destroyer, United States Navy.

 

Henry was born  on 1927 in Stephen County, Arkansas.

 

Father, Willia W. Adcock.

Mother, Mattie Adcock.

 

Henry entered  the service from Arkansas with service-number # 6308785.

 

Henry was KIA  when his Ship Sunk in the Battle off Sumar, on Oct 25, 1944,  is honored with a  Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

 

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

Wall of the missing.

 

Thanks to  http://destroyerhistory.org/fletcherclass/ussjohnston/ 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 Johnston (DE-557) Destroyer
Henry K. Adcock
His rank Torpedo's Man Mate Third Class