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PFC Thomas Drakeley Adams

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PFC Thomas Drakeley Adams

Birth
Waterbury, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Death 11 Jul 1943 (aged 22)
Santa Croce Camerina, Provincia di Ragusa, Sicilia, Italy
Burial Nettuno, Città Metropolitana di Roma Capitale, Lazio, Italy
Plot Plot F Row 9 Grave 51
Memorial ID 56305932 View Source

He had enlisted in the Army. Served during World War II. He had the rank of Private First Class. Occupation or specialty was Parachutist. Service number was 11065582. Served with 82nd Airborne Division, 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment. Private First Class Thomas D. Adams was KIA during the raid on a pillbox at Santa Croce, Camerina, Italy and was honored with a Purple Heart.

U.S., World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946
Name: Thomas D Adams
Race: White
Marital status: Single, without dependents (Single)
Rank: Private
Birth Year: 1920
Nativity State or Country: Connecticut
Citizenship: Citizen
Residence: New Haven, Connecticut
Education: 4 years of high school
Civil Occupation: Stock clerks
Enlistment Date: 17 Mar 1942
Enlistment Place: Hartford, Connecticut
Service Number: 11065582
Branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA
Component: Army of the United States - includes the following: Voluntary enlistments effective December 8, 1941 and thereafter; One year enlistments of National Guardsman whose State enlistment expires while in the Federal Service; Officers appointed in the Army of
Source: Civil Life
Height: 70
Weight: 139

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Entered the service from Connecticut.


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