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SSgt Seymour L Adelman

Birth
Pennsylvania, USA
Death 30 Jun 1943 (aged 21–22)
At Sea
Burial Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines
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Memorial ID 56786548 · View Source
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Having actually gone "Missing" on the above date, he was not officially declared by the military as being dead until January 21, 1946.

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His next of kin was noted as being David Adelman who resided in New Jersey.

Seymour served as a Staff Sergeant and Engineer on B-24D (#42-40254), 370th Bomber Squadron, 307th Bomber Group, Heavy, U.S. Army Air Force during World War II.

He resided in Atlantic County, New Jersey prior to the war.

He enlisted in the Army Air Corps on November 6, 1941, prior to the war, in Camden, New Jersey. He was noted, at the time of his enlistment, as being employed as a Actor and also as Single, without dependents.

Seymour was declared "Missing In Action" when his B-24 did not return to base after a ship searching mission during the war. It is believed that they were shot down by 251st Kōkūtai J1N1 Irving piloted by Satoru Ono.

He was awarded the Air Medal with 3 Oak Leaf Cluster and the Purple Heart.

Service # 12010960

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Airmen who perished on B-24D #42-40254:

Adelman, Seymour L ~ S/Sgt, Engineer, NJ
Avery, James O ~ Sgt, Gunner, LA
Bullock, Gordon P ~ Pfc, Gunner, CA
Fanning, John E ~ S/Sgt, Radio Operator, PA
Foss, Richard M ~ 2nd Lt, Co-Pilot, IL
Furtwangler, Robert N ~ S/Sgt, Gunner, MI
Graff, Leonard R ~ 1st Lt, Bombardier, NY
Guiberson, Nathaniel G, Jr ~ 1st Lt, Pilot, TX
Scamman, George E ~ 2nd Lt, Navigator, ME
Ventura, Robert J ~ S/Sgt, Tail Gunner, TX

( Bio & Crew Report by: Russ Pickett )

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  • Created by: CWGC/ABMC
  • Added: 8 Aug 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 56786548
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for SSgt Seymour L Adelman (1921–30 Jun 1943), Find A Grave Memorial no. 56786548, citing Manila American Cemetery and Memorial, Manila, Metro Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines ; Maintained by CWGC/ABMC (contributor 6) .