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2LT Hugh Donald Adair, Jr

2LT Hugh Donald Adair, Jr

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Death 2 Oct 1950 (aged 26)
South Korea
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot SECTION 7 SITE 10260-C
Memorial ID 12759287 · View Source
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Second Lieutenant Adair, of College Park, Georgia was a member of the 1st Platoon, Company C, 7th Marines, 1st Marine Division.

A 1948 graduate of the US Naval Academy, he was killed in action while attacking Hill 229, approaching Uijongbu, Korea on October 2, 1950.

Second Lieutenant Adair was awarded the Navy Cross, the Purple Heart, the Combat Action Ribbon, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.


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  • Created by: Dolores Maxwell
  • Added: 21 Dec 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 12759287
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 2LT Hugh Donald Adair, Jr (7 Aug 1924–2 Oct 1950), Find A Grave Memorial no. 12759287, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Dolores Maxwell (contributor 46617533) .