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Sgt Merritt "Billy" Adams
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Birth: Dec. 5, 1950
Center Road
Bladen County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Sep. 10, 1970
Kon Tum, Vietnam

Sgt Merritt Adams, Vietnam Veteran, Born In Bladen County, He became a Native of Fayetteville, NC.

Sgt Merritt Adams was a member of the Army. SGT Adams served our country until September 10th, 1970 in Kontum, South Vietnam. He was 19 years old and was not married. It was reported that Merritt died from an undetermined explosion. His body was recovered. Merritt was born on December 5th, 1950 in Center Road, Bladen County, North Carolina. SGT Adams is on panel 07W, line 051 of the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D.C.

A Very Proud Sister: I too can say he gave his all, loved his country and family. I remember the day he told our parents about his decision about joining the Army. He said I just want to serve my country. And thats just what he did. He had planned to build a home for Mom and Dad. Well he did just that with the sacrifice he gave for this country and for them. I'm so proud of him. He will always be in my heart may you rest in peace with mom, dad, James and Felix. I just know you are all in reunion now. Love you miss you, Your sister. Henrietta Adams Prewitt, 1221 Jereens Creek Rd Fayetteville NC 28312.

He is the Son of Mr and Mrs James Adams of Bladen County, North Carolina.

He served with Delta Company, 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, "The Rock", 173rd Airborne Brigade, USARV.

He was awarded The Combat Infantryman's Badge(CIB), The Purple Heart Medal for his combat related wounds, The Vietnam Service Medal, The Republic of Vietnam Campaign Service Medal, The National Defense Service Medal and The Good Conduct Medal.

Northside Cemetery
Cumberland County
North Carolina, USA
Plot: Block AI Space 43
Created by: Tom Reece
Record added: Dec 27, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 17174667
Sgt Merritt Billy Adams
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Sgt Merritt Billy Adams
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Sgt Merritt Billy Adams
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- rw2009
 Added: Sep. 10, 2015

 Added: Mar. 5, 2014
Thank you for your great sacrifice in preserving our country's freedoms. I will honor you in the only way that I can . . . by remembering you always. May you rest in peace.
- Charles A. Lewis
 Added: Jun. 16, 2012
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