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Rank and Name, Fireman First Class Adrian Lawrence Adolph.
Unit/placed on, USS Princeton (CVL-23) Carrier, United States Navy.
Adrian was born on Aug. 24, 1923 in Inchlelium, County Ferry, Washington.
Mother, Dora (Noyes) Adolph.
Sister, Modeste Adolph.
Adrian entered the service from Washington with service-number # 3863739.
Adrian was KIA during the Battle for Leyte Gulf, when the USS Princeton was bombed by a Japanese dive bomber, on Oct. 24, 1944, he is honored with a Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal and the WWII Victory Medal.
Adrian is buried/mentioned at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.
Wall of the missing.
Thanks to Jean Louis Vijgen, ABMC, https://abmc.gov Info P.O.W.
Wes Injerd, Dwight Rider: http://www.mansell.com/pow-index.html