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 Hoyett P. Adams

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Hoyett P. Adams

  • Birth 24 Nov 1900 Alabama, USA
  • Death 20 Mar 1958 Columbia, Richland County, South Carolina, USA
  • Burial Summerville, Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 24571172

H.P. Adams,
Corregidor Veteran, Dies

Summerville,
Hayett P. Adams, 58, veteran of the seige of Corregidor during World War II and a retired Army Chief warrant officer, died Thursday at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Columbia. He had been ill for several months.

Funeral services will take place at 3 p.m. at Parks Funeral Chapel with The Rev. C.L. Sheedy Officiating. Burial was in Summerville Cemetery.

Mr. Adams was a paymaster on duty with the Army in the Phillippines at the time Of Pearl Harbor and was evacualed to the island of Corregidor from the mainland with other American troops. He was taken as a prisoner of war in May of 1942 when the small outposts on the island fell to the Japanese where he spent 34 months in a Japanese prison camp before his release by Americans when they re-invaded the island.

He made his home in Summerville following his retirement. He was a native of Alabama. He was the son of the late William A. Adams and Mrs Clifton Adams.










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CWO US Army
WORLD WAR I
WORLD WAR II


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  • Created by: Juanda Owens B.
  • Added: 12 Feb 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 24571172
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Hoyett P. Adams (24 Nov 1900–20 Mar 1958), Find A Grave Memorial no. 24571172, citing Summerville Cemetery & Mausoleum, Summerville, Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Juanda Owens B. (contributor 46581824) .