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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.
Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html