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BG Carroll Edward Adams, Jr

BG Carroll Edward Adams, Jr

Birth
Pawtucket, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
Death 12 May 1970 (aged 46)
Vietnam
Burial West Point, Orange County, New York, USA
Plot Section VIII Site 209
Memorial ID 15310770 · View Source
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United States Army Brigadier General.
Name: BG Carroll Edward Adams, Jr. (posthumously promoted)
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 05/12/1970 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 46.9
Date of Birth: 06/07/1923
Home City: Pawtucket, RI
Service: UU branch of the regular component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: 18 ENG BDE
Service: UU branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 10W-021
Short Summary: Shot down with .51 cal 10 miles southeast of Pleiku while Adams was giving an aerial tour to MGEN John A. Dillard.
Aircraft: UH-1H tail number 68-16342
Country: South Vietnam
MOS: 1331 = 13 Combat Engineer Unit Commander
Primary cause: Hostile Fire
Major attributing cause: aircraft connected not at sea
Compliment cause: mines
Vehicle involved: helicopter
Position in vehicle: aircraft commander
Vehicle ownership: government
Started Tour: 01/29/1970
"Official" listing: helicopter air casualty - other aircrew
The initial status of this person was: no previous report
Length of service: *
Location: Pleiku Province II Corps.
Reason: aircraft lost or crashed
Casualty type: Hostile - killed
married male U.S. citizen
Race: Caucasian
Religion: Episcopal (Anglican)


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RHODE ISLAND
BRIG GEN US ARMY
WORLD WAR II
KOREA VIETNAM
LM & OLC
AM & OLC
ARCOM & OLC - PH
CLASS OF 1945 USMA


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  • Maintained by: lloker
  • Originally Created by: Robert
  • Added: 12 Aug 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 15310770
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for BG Carroll Edward Adams, Jr (7 Jun 1923–12 May 1970), Find A Grave Memorial no. 15310770, citing United States Military Academy Post Cemetery, West Point, Orange County, New York, USA ; Maintained by lloker (contributor 47344922) .