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Adolph, Adrian Lawrence

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

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 Princeton (CVL-23) Carrier
His rank Fireman First Class