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Adelman, William I.

Rank and Name, Ensign William I. Adelman.

Unit/placed on,  Motor Torpedoboat PT-323 “Calaminty Jane”, United States Naval Reserve.


William was born  on Nov. 19, 1914 in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.


Father, Abraham Adelman.

Born in Russia.

Mother, Lilian Adelman.

Wife, Meryl J. (Ruben) Adelman.

Daughter, Linda T Adalman.


William entered  the Service from Pennsylvania with service number # o-328381.


William was KIA  when the PT-323 was hit by a Kamikaze plane, on Dec. 10, 1944, he is honored with a  Purple Heart, 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/12/05323.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/

Motor Torpedoboat PT-323
"Calaminty Jane"
After Action Report
William I. Adelman
His rank Ensign