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SGT William E Adams
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Birth: Jun. 1, 1922
Michigan, USA
Death: Mar. 26, 1943
Calcutta
West Bengal, India

Adams was a gunner on a B-24D bomber assigned to the 10th Air Force, 7th Bombardment Group, 492nd Bombardment Squadron. On March 26, 1943 they were number one to take off for a mission from Alipore Airdrome in India. They failed to clear some palm trees at the end of the runway, crashed, and eight of the nine men aboard were killed. Only the flight engineer survived.

Adams received the Purple Heart. (bio by: dfr) 
 
Inscription:
SGT, 7 AAF BOMB GP WORLD WAR II
 
Note: Entered the service from Michigan.
 
Burial:
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific
Honolulu
Honolulu County
Hawaii, USA
Plot: Q, 533
 
Maintained by: dfr
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Mar 04, 2000
Find A Grave Memorial# 3767586
SGT William E Adams
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SGT William E Adams
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SGT William E Adams
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Thank you.
- Bobbi Bradley Long
 Added: May. 11, 2013
Poor is the nation that has no heroes. Shameful is the nation that has heroes...and forgets them. You are not forgotten, Sergeant Adams. Rest in peace.
- Jill
 Added: Mar. 28, 2008
Poor is the nation that has no heroes. Shameful is the nation that has heroes...and forgets them. You are not forgotten, William. Rest in peace.
- Jill
 Added: Mar. 28, 2008
 
 
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