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AOM3 Richard Carl Adolphson
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Birth: Feb. 28, 1928
Hunterdon County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Jul. 25, 1945, At Sea

Having actually gone "Missing" on the above date, he was not officially declared by the military as being dead until July 26, 1946, 1 year and 1 day after he went missing as was the custom.

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Son of Mrs. Charles Gluck who resided in Rochester, New York.

Richard served as a Aviation Ordnanceman Third Class, U.S.S. Bon Homme Richard, U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided at 303 Wisconsin Street, Rochester, Monroe County, New York prior to the war.

On the night of July 25, 1945 a plane piloted by Ensign J.T. Williams failed to return from a anti-shipping strike. He, along with his two crewman, were declared missing when they did not return from this flight.

Richard, one of the two crewmen, was declared "Missing In Action" from this flight during the war.

He was awarded a Purple Heart.

Service # 6092609

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Lost on this flight:

Adolphson, Richard C ~ AOM3, NY
Weatherford, Glen W ~ ARM3, CA
Williams, Joseph T, Jr ~ Ens, Pilot, GA

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

Honolulu Memorial *
Honolulu County
Hawaii, USA
Plot: Courts of the Missing
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Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 06, 2010
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AOM3 Richard Carl Adolphson
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AOM3 Richard Carl Adolphson
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