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Adkins, Richard Carl

Rank and Name, Machinist’s Mate Third Class Richard Carl Adkins.

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


Richard was born  on Jan. 10, 1922 in Zanesville, Muskingum County, Ohio.


Father, Walter S. Adkins.

Mother, Iona J. Adkins.


Richard entered  the Service from Ohio with service-number # 6147385.


Richard was KIA  when the Japenese I-175 attacked the USS Liscome Bay at at Butaritari  Island and it Sunk on Nov. 24, 1943, he is honored with a  Purple Heart, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.


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

Courts of the Missing.


Thanks to http://www.navalaviationmuseum.org/history-up-close/sinking-uss-liscome-bay/ 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-36) Carrier
Butaritari Island
Carl Adkins
His rank Motor Machinist's Third Class