Adams, Philip James, SP 4

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Last Rank
Specialist 4
Last Service Branch
Last Primary MOS
Last MOS Group
Infantry (Enlisted)
Primary Unit
1970-1971, 11B20, D Company, 2nd Battalion, 5th Cavalry
Service Years
1969 - 1971

Specialist 4

Two Overseas Service Bars

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Cresson, PA
Last Address
Cresson, PA

Casualty Date
Jan 09, 1971
Hostile, Died of Wounds
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Vietnam War
Location of Interment
Saint Francis Xavier Cemetery - Cresson, Pennsylvania
Wall/Plot Coordinates
05W 038

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 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Vietnam Veterans MemorialThe National Gold Star Family RegistryPost 7377, Sankertown Memorial PostPost -
  2017, Vietnam Veterans Memorial [Verified] - Assoc. Page
  2018, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2020, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 7377, Sankertown Memorial Post (Cresson, Pennsylvania) - Chap. Page
  2020, American Legion, Post - (Deceased Member (Honor Roll)) (Cresson, Pennsylvania) - Chap. Page

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  Last known activity
Apr 24, 2018

Last Updated:
Apr 24, 2018

Last Known Activity

SP4 Philip J. Adams' obituary: POSTED ON 11/2/16 - BY WKILLIAN@SMJUHSD.ORG
PHILIP J. ADAMS Mr. Adams, 32, of 78 High Street, Cresson (Sankertown), died Sunday, June 6. 1982, in his home. He was born June 5, 1950, in Sankertown, the son of Alfred D. and Dolores M. (McGuire) Adams. Surviving are his parents of Sankertown, four brothers and sisters: Ronald of Roselle, NJ, Norman, stationed with the Marines Corps in Hawaii; Elaine McCloskey of Lakemont, and Nancy Hoover of Ebensburg, and 14 nieces and nephews. Mr. Adams was a member of St. Francis Xavier's Catholic Church, Cresson.

He was also a member of Sankertown VFW Post, Cresson American Legion Post, Cresson Lodge of the Moose, Cresson Community Sportsmen's Association, and Cresson Community Bowling League. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a 1968 graduate of Cresson Joint High School. Friends will be received from 7 to 9 PM today and 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 PM Tuesday in the Charles M. Kennedy Funeral Home, Cresson. [Taken from The Altoona Mirror (date unknown) courtesy of the Cresson Public Library, Cresson, PA]

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