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Adler, Carl Joseph

Name and Rank, Staff Sergeant Carl Joseph Adler.

Unit/placed in, 820th Bomber Squadron, 41st Bomber Group (Medium).


Carl was born approx. on Sep. 13, 1920 in Sharon, Pennsylvania.


Father, Andrew O. Adler.

Mother, Myrtle H. (Rutter) Adler.

Sisters, Florence M. and Mary L. Adler.

Brothers, Russell C., Paul A. Clarence F. and William J. Adler.


Carl entered  the service from Pennsylvania with service number # 33272584.


Carl J. Adler rank/duty was a Staff Sergeant/Armored Gunner (B-25) in the 820th Bomber Squadron.


Carl’s crewmembers and their position onboard the plane a B-25 were;


2ndLt. Charless A. Gross Jr.          Pilot

2ndLt. Junnie G. Carter               Co Pilot

2ndLt. George M. Bourdon            Bombardier/Navigator

T/Sgt. James E. Anderson            Radio Operator/Gunner

T/Sgt. Nicole G. Gervasoni            Engineer/Gunner

S/Sgt. Carl J. Adler                    Armored/Gunner


Carl was KIA in the Bombing mission over Maloelap Atoll, Marshall Islands, when they were was shot down by a “Zeke” Fighter, on Jan. 15, 1944, and he is honored with an Air Medal, Purple Heart, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, Army Presidential Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, WW II Victory Medal.


Carl is mentioned/buried at Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila,

Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines.

He also has a Memorial Grave at Oakwood Cemetery

Sharon, Mercer County, Pennsylvania, USA.


Thanks to http://41stbombgrp.com/

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

National Historian

Navy Seal Memorial,  http://www.navysealmemorials.com

Family Info, https://www.familysearch.org

Info, https://www.pacificwrecks.com/

Medals Info, https://www.honorstates.org


Find a Grave, https://www.findagrave.com

820th Bomber Squadron
41st Bomber Group
Hawkins Airfield, Tarawa
Group Memorial
Carl Joseph Adler
His rank Staff Sergeant