Name and Rank, Gunner’s Mate Third Class Jake Lee Adkins .
Unit/placed in, SS Robin Goodfellow (Cargo), United States Navy.
Jake was born approx. on 1925.
Parents and Siblings, unknown.
Jake entered the Service from Kentucky with service number # 5600271.
Jake L. Adkins rank/duty was a Gunner’s Mate Third Class in the United States Naval Reserve.
Jake was Killed in Action when the SS Robin Goodfellow got torpedoed by a German U-Boat 862 and Sunk, on Nov. 25, 1944, and he is honored with the Purple Heart, Combat Action Ribbon, Good Conduct Medal, Expeditionary Medal, American Campaign Medal, Navy & Marine Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.
Jake is buried at Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, USA.
Courts of the Missing.
Jean Louis Vijgen, WW2-Pacific Website.
Air Force Info, Rolland Swank.
ABMC Website, https://abmc.gov
Marines Info, https://missingmarines.com/ Geoffrey Roecker
Seabees History Bob Smith https://seabeehf.org/
Navy Info, http://navylog.navymemorial.org
POW Info, http://www.mansell.com Dwight Rider and Wes injerd.
Philippine Info, http://www.philippine-scouts.org/ Robert Capistrano
Navy Seal Memorial, http://www.navysealmemorials.com
Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org
Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org
Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com