|Birth: ||Nov. 28, 1922|
|Death: ||Jun. 2, 1944, Italy|
Son of Charles Cannon Adams and Mamie Still Adams.
Loran served as a Technician Fourth Class with the Medical Detachment of the First Battalion, 339th Regiment of the 85th Division of the Fifth Army.
He was "Killed In Action" in the battle around Cassino by a low level German plane while excavating wounded soldiers.
He served for eleven months and was decorated with the European-African-Middle Eastern campaign ribbon with one bronze battle star, the Bronze Star Medal, and a Purple Heart.
Prior to being drafted in July, 1943 he had worked in the Felton Lumber Company, Felton, Delaware. He was given medical basic training at Camp Grant in Rockford, Illinois, and was sent overseas in December of 1943.
VFW Post 6009 in Felton, Delaware was named in his honor along with two other soldiers: Caleb Simpler and John Ware.
Charles Cannon Adams (1898 - 1925)
Mamie Still Adams (1900 - 1991)
Created by: Russ Pickett
Record added: Aug 17, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 57172048
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