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Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class Horace Alford Adkerson.
Unit/placed on, USS Barton (DD-599) Destroyer, United States Navy.
Horace was born on no record in Stephen County, Missouri.
Mother, Susie Adkerson.
Horace entered the Service from California with service-number # 6622036.
Horace was KIA when USS Barton Sunk after a hit from the Japanese Destroyer Amatsukaze in the Battle on Guadacanal, on Nov. 13, 1942, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.
Horace is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Wall of the missing.
Thanks to https://www.ibiblio.org/hyperwar/OnlineLibrary/photos/sh-usn/usnsh-b/dd599.htm Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC, https://abmc.gov Info P.O.W.
Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html