Adams, Jesse Leroy, GM3c

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Last Rank
Gunner's Mate 3rd Class
Last Primary NEC
GM-0000-Gunner's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Gunner's Mate
Primary Unit
1940-1941, GM-0000, USS Tennessee (BB-43)
Service Years
1940 - 1941
GM-Gunner's Mate

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Casualty Info
Home Town
Denninson, TX
Last Address
721 W.Hul St.
Denninson, TX
(Father~Walter A. Adams)
This profile was created by BM2 Felix Cervantes and transferred to Kim Kenedy as next of kin.

Casualty Date
Dec 07, 1941
Hostile, Died
Other Explosive Device
World War II
Location of Interment
National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific - Honolulu, Hawaii
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 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
US Navy
  1940-1941, GM-0000, USS Tennessee (BB-43)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1941 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Attack on Pearl Harbor
 Other News, Events and Photographs
  May 17, 1940, Service Entry Date & Serial Number
  Aug 25, 1940, Received on USS Tennessee
  Sep 17, 1940, promoted to S2c
  Feb 16, 1941, Promoted to S1c
  Dec 01, 1941, Promoted to Gunner's Mate 3rd Class Dec 1, 19411
  Dec 07, 1941, Killed in Action
  Aug 12, 2016, General Photos1
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Last Known Activity
Seaman Jesse Adams was Killed in Action on December 7, 1941, during the attack on Pearl Harbor.  He was stationed on board the USS Tennessee BB-43. He had just been promoted on December 1st to GM3c, which reported in the USS Tennessee's Muster Report, but not reported on other historical documents and memorials.  It is believed he died instantly.
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 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
Pearl Harbor FallenWorld War II FallenUnited States Navy Memorial The National Gold Star Family Registry
WWII Memorial National Registry
  1941, Pearl Harbor Fallen [Verified]
  2016, World War II Fallen
  2016, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2016, The National Gold Star Family Registry
  2016, WWII Memorial National Registry
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