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Lieut Chester Adkins
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Birth: Jan. 23, 1922
Death: Nov. 26, 1944, Germany

Son of George William Adkins and Jennnie Rankins Adams of Maple Street, Holly Oak, Delaware.

Chester served as a 2nd Lieutenant on B-24J "Hare Power" (#44-40117), 852nd Bomber Squadron, 491st Bomber Group, 8th Air Force, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

His headstone, in error, shows the 854th Bomber Squadron when it was actually the 852nd Bomber Squadron.

Chester was "Killed In Action" with the rest of his crew during the war when his plane was shot down over Germany and he was awarded the Air Medal and the Purple Heart.

Service # O-925956


Crew lost on B-24J "Hare Power" (#44-40117)

Adkins, Chester, 2nd Lt, Delaware
Cook, James W., FO, Texas
McDaniel, Melvin L., Sgt, Ohio
Reffner, Francis M., Sgt, Kansas
Rivera, Frank B., Sgt, Massachusetts
Roe, Frank C., FO, Tennessee
Schatzel, Walter O., Sgt, New York

( Bio & Crew Report by: Russell S. "Russ" Pickett )

All Hallows Cemetery
Snow Hill
Worcester County
Maryland, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 38.17536, -75.39452
Created by: Russ Pickett
Record added: Feb 07, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47703211
Lieut Chester Adkins
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