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Adkins, Jack

Rank and Name, Private First Class Jack Adkins.

Unit/Placed, 7th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division ”First Team”.

 

Jack was born in, 1918 in Oklahoma.

 

Parents and Siblings, No Record Available.

 

Jack enlisted the U.S. Army in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on Aug. 7, 1940 with service number # 18002538.

 

 

Jack was KIA  in the fights over Carigara (Leyte), Philippines, on Nov. 9, 1944, he is honored with a  Purple Heart, Combat Infantry Badge, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

 

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

Wall of the missing.

 

Thanks to http://www.avalanchepress.com/First_Cav.php 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/

7th Cavalry Regiment
1st Cavalry Division
Advance to Cariga
His rank Private First Class