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Birth: Jan. 27, 1902
Illinois, USA
Death: Aug. 24, 1967
Xenia
Clay County
Illinois, USA

ACTIVITY DURING WWII
STAFF SERGEANT. SERVED WITH THE 394TH BOMB SQUADRON, 5TH BOMBER GROUP (HEAVY), 13TH AIR FORCE. KILLED IN ACTION 30 APRIL 1945 DURING THE LIBERATION OF THE PHILIPPINES. EARNED THE AIR MEDAL WITH 1 OAK LEAF CLUSTER, THE PURPLE HEART MEDAL AND WAS OTHERWISE ENTITLED TO THE AMERICAN CAMPAIGN MEDAL, THE ASIATIC-PACIFIC CAMPAIGN MEDAL WITH AT LEAST 1 BRONZE BATTLE STAR, THE PHILIPPINE LIBERATION MEDAL AND THE WWII VICTORY MEDAL. BURIED WITH HONORS AT MANILA AMERICAN CEMETERY, FORT BONIFACIO, MANILA, PHILIPPINES.

(This information has been posted on the National World War II Memorial's Registry of Remembrances website by Robert Medley Gatewood. It is entered here with his permission.)


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 Parents:
  John Quincy Adams (1864 - 1943)
  Effie Modlin Adams (1862 - 1930)
 
 Siblings:
  Hattie A. Adams Gahan (1883 - 1962)*
  Carl Adams (1885 - 1931)*
  Donovan Adams (1902 - 1967)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Ill. Pfc. Btry. B 163 Fa. Bn. WWII
 
Burial:
Odd Fellows Cemetery
Xenia
Clay County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Lois and Daughters
Originally Created by: Lady In Black
Record added: Apr 13, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 25980208
Donovan Adams
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Donovan Adams
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