Adrian served as a Private First Class, 60th Coast Artillery, U.S. Army during World War II.
He resided in Koochiching County, Minnesota prior to the war.
He enlisted in the Army on September 14, 1940, prior to the war, at Fort Snelling, Minnesota. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being Single, without dependents.
Adrian became a POW of the Japanese Army during the Battle of Bataan in the Philippines.
He "Died While A POW" of the Japanese Army at Hoten Pow Camp, Mukden, Manchuria 42-123 (China) during the war.
He was awarded the Prisoner Of War Medal and the Purple Heart.
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