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Adkison, James Dillon

Rank and Name, Seaman First Class James Dillon Adkison  .

Unit/placed on, USS Arizona BB-39 Battleship, United States Navy.


James was born in April 17, 1920 in  Elbert, Throckmorton County, Texas.


Father, Edward W. Adkison.

Mother, Rosie L. Adkison.

Sister, Mildred Adkison.  

Brother, Edward W. Adkison.


James  entered  the Service from Texas in March 17, 1940 with service number # 3562521.


James was KIA on the USS Arizona during the attack on Pearl Harbour on Dec. 7 1941, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, Distinguished Unit Citation, American Campaign Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


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

Courts of the Missing.

And he is also mentioned at the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor.

He also has a Memorial Grave at City of Lubbock Cemetery, Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas, USA.


Thanks to http://www.ussarizona.org/ 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 Arizona (BB-39) Battleship
Pearl Harbor
James D. Adkison
His rank Seaman First Class