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2LT Jesse Blake Adams Jr.

Birth
Death 26 Mar 1943 (aged 22)
Calcutta, West Bengal, India
Burial Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA
Memorial ID 83978376 View Source
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2nd Lt Adams was the navigator on a B-24D bomber assigned to the 10th Air Force, 7th Bombardment Group, 492nd Bombardment Squadron.

On March 26, 1943 they were number one to take off for a mission from Alipore Airdrome in India. They failed to clear some palm trees at the end of the runway, crashed, and eight of the nine men aboard were killed. Only the flight engineer survived.

His parents were Jesse Blake Adams Sr and Vera Blackburn Adams.


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2LT, 492 AAF BOMB SQ WORLD WAR II


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  • Created by: dfr
  • Added: 25 Jan 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 83978376
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/83978376/jesse-blake-adams : accessed ), memorial page for 2LT Jesse Blake Adams Jr. (21 Jan 1921–26 Mar 1943), Find a Grave Memorial ID 83978376, citing Woodlawn Park North Cemetery and Mausoleum, Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by dfr (contributor 47109209) .