Adams, James Edward, CM2

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Second Class
Last Primary NEC
CM-0000-Carpenters Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Carpenters Mate
Service Years
1943 - 1945
CM-Carpenters Mate

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Home State
Colorado
Colorado
Year of Birth
1915
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Conifer, CO
Last Address
Conifer, CO

Casualty Date
Sep 23, 1945
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Japan
Conflict
World War II
Location of Interment
Yuma Cemetery - Yuma, Colorado
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot: 181

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  1944, Recruit Training (Farragut, ID)
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  1945-1945 US Occupation of Japan
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  WWII draft card
  Apr 14, 1949, Application for Headstone or Marker1
  Apr 05, 2019, General Photos
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James started working with his parents on their farm north of Yuma at a very early age. He received his schooling at the Waverly school, the four high school years under Professor L.A. Hoskins.

He enlisted in the United States Navy in October 1943 and was called to active duty April 7, 1944. He was sent to Camp Bennion at Farragut, Idaho, before going overseas on June 2, 1945 and later stationed at US Naval Base Buckner Bay, Okinawa. Carpenters Mate Second Class James Adams and a buddy were exploring the island when he was killed by a grenade thrown by a Japanese soldier hiding in a cave. CM2 James Adams was awarded the Purple Heart posthumously.
   
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Service number: 9642819

The information contained in this profile was compiled from various internet sources.
   
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World War II FallenWW II Memorial National RegistryUnited States Navy Memorial The National Gold Star Family Registry
  1945, World War II Fallen [Verified]
  2019, WW II Memorial National Registry
  2019, United States Navy Memorial - Assoc. Page
  2019, The National Gold Star Family Registry
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