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Adkins, Lawrence Harvey

Rank and Name, Fireman Second Class Lawrence Harvey Adkins.

Unit/placed on, USS Liscome Bay (CVE-56) Carrier, United States Naval Reserve.

 

Lawrence was born  on Jan. 3, 1924 in Alexandria, Hanson County, South Dakota.

 

Father,Harvey C. Adkins .

Mother, Stella L. Adkins.

Sister, Opal E. Adkins.  

Brothers, Grover C., Richard C., Harold C. and Robert L. Adkins.

 

Lawrence entered  the service from South Dakota with service-number # 8698156.

 

Lawrence was KIA  when the USS Liscome Bay was Torpedoed of Makin Island in Gilbert Islands, on Nov. 25, 1944, he is honored with a  Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.

 

Lawrence is buried/mentioned at Honolulu Memorial Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA.

Courts of the Missing.

 

Thanks to http://www.navsource.org/archives/03/056.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/

USS Liscome Bay (CVE-56) Carrier
Lawrence C. Adkins
His rank Fireman Second Class