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Adkison, Charley R.

Rank and Name, Private Charley R. Adkinson.

Unit/Placed, 383rd Infantry Regiment, 96th Infantry Division “Deadeye”.


Charley was born on, April 3, 1922 in Texas.


Father, W.J.Adkinson.

Brother, James C. Adkinson.


Charley enlisted the Army in Shreveport, Louisiana on Oct. 21, 1942 with service number # 38329806.


Charley’s rank/duty was a Private in the 383rd Infantry Regiment.


Charley R. Adkinson was Killed in Action during the Fights for Leyte, Philippines, on June 17,  1943 and he is honored with a Purple Heart, and Posthumous the Bronze Star Medal.


Charley is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial,
Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

Thanks to http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/u-s-forces-land-at-leyte-island-in-the-philippines  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/

96th Infantry Division
Douglas MacArthur touch Philippine Soil
His rank Private