Adams, William, 1LT

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Last Rank
First Lieutenant
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Officer)
Primary Unit
1951-1951, 2nd Battalion (Rifle) 5th Cavalry Regiment/G Company
Service Years
1949 - 1951
First Lieutenant


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Home State
California
California
Year of Birth
1920
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Inglewood
Last Address
Inglewood
Los Angeles County
California

Casualty Date
May 31, 1951
 
Cause
Hostile, Died while Captured
Reason
Illness, Disease
Location
Korea, North
Conflict
Korean War
Location of Interment
Remains Not Recovered, Korea
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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Combat Infantryman 1st Award

 
 Unit Assignments
1st Cavalry Division (Unit of Action)
  1951-1951, 2nd Battalion (Rifle) 5th Cavalry Regiment/G Company
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1950-1951 Korean War
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
First Lieutenant Adams was a member of Company G, 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry Regiment, 1st Cavalry Division. He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy in North Korea on November 28, 1950. He died in a North Korean prison camp from malnutrition and exposure on May 31, 1951. His remains were not recovered.
   
Comments/Citation
Awarded

Bronze Star, Combat Infantryman's Badge, Prisoner of War Medal, Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal,National Defense Service Medal, Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal
   
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