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Rank and Name, Private John E. Adkins.
Unit/Placed in, 306th Engineer Combat Battalion, 81th Infantry Division “Wildcat“.
John is born in Fort Worth 1916 in Texas.
Father, Will H. Adkins.
Mother, Annie B. Adkins
Sister, Daisy Adkins.
Brothers, W.H., Ben and Thomas Adkins.
John enlisted the U.S.Army in Texas with service number # 38576544.
John died non Battle on Oct. 7, 1944, he is honored with a Combat Infantry Badge, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.
John is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Wall of the missing.
Thanks to Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC, https://abmc.gov Info P.O.W.
Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html