Adkins, Robert Arthur, Cpl

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1942-1944, 0311, Prisoner of War - Japan
Service Years
1939 - 1944


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Year of Birth
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Casualty Info
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Last Address
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Casualty Date
Dec 14, 1944
Hostile, Died while Captured
Intentional Homicide
Not Specified
Location of Interment
Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery - St. Louis, Missouri
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Sec. 85, Site 1466

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 Military Association Memberships
World War II FallenWW II Memorial National Registry1st Battalion 4th Marines
  1944, World War II Fallen
  2015, WW II Memorial National Registry
  2016, 1st Battalion 4th Marines [Verified]

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 Ribbon Bar
Rifle Sharpshooter (Pre 1959)USMC Basic Qualification Badge

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1939, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA), 44
 Unit Assignments
MCRD (Cadre) San Diego, CA2nd Bn, 10th Marine Regiment (2/10)1st Bn, 4th Marine Regiment (1/4), 4th Marine RegimentPrisoner of War
  1939-1939, 0300, MCRD (Cadre) San Diego, CA
  1939-1940, 0800, 2nd Bn, 10th Marine Regiment (2/10)
  1940-1941, 0311, D Co, 1st Bn, 4th Marine Regiment (1/4)
  1941-1942, 0311, D Co, 1st Bn, 4th Marine Regiment (1/4)
  1942-1944, 0311, Prisoner of War - Japan
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1942 Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)/Battle of Bataan
  1942-1942 Philippine Islands Campaign (1941-42)/Bataan Death March
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
He was executed by his captors at Palawan on 14 December 1944.

Prisoner of War Medal
Corporal Robert Arthur Adkins (MCSN: 269686), United States Marine Corps, was captured by the Japanese after the fall of Corregidor on 6 May 1942, and was held as a Prisoner of War. He was executed by his captors at Palawan on 14 December 1944.
Action Date: May 6, 1942 - December 14, 1944
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