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Rank and Name, Seaman Second Class Raymond Ford Adkins.
Unit/placed on, USS Intrepid (CV-11) Carrier, United States Navy.
Raymond was born on March 11, 1925 in Missisippi.
Father, Jamie L. Adkins.
Mother, Jonnie O. (Sommers) Adkins.
Sisters, Elaine Adkins.
Brother, Howard S., Jimmie, Johnnie and Captola Adkins.
Raymond entered the service from Missisippi with service-number # 8436495.
Raymond was KIA when the USS Intrepid was struck by an torpedo during Operation Hailstone, on Feb. 16, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.
Raymond is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Wall of the missing.
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