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MoMM1 Adolph Narcisco Grant

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MoMM1 Adolph Narcisco Grant

Birth
Death 11 Feb 1945
At Sea
Memorial Site* Manila, Capital District, National Capital Region, Philippines

* A structure erected in honor of someone whose remains lie elsewhere.

Plot Wall's Of The Missing
Memorial ID 56788396 View Source

Adolph served as a Motor Machinist's Mate First Class, U.S.S. LST-577, U.S. Navy during World War II.

He resided in Perth Amboy, New Jersey prior to the war. He enlisted in the Navy prior to the war on April 21, 1939 in Perth Amboy, New Jersey.

LST-577 was hit by a torpedo fired from Japanese submarine RO-50 off the eastern coast of Mindanao causing the ship to brake into two sections.

The aft section sank immediately. 166 were lost including 100 U.S. Army passengers and 66 of the ships crew. The ship's commander, Lt. Carl H. Stahl, was one of those lost.

Adolph was declared "Missing In Action" in this sinking during the war.

He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Service # 4029671

Son of Mr. & Mrs. Adolph N. Grant who resided in Perth Amboy, New Jersey.

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U.S.S. LST-577 received two Battle Stars for her World War Two service.

Bio by: Russ Pickett

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