Adams, George Glen, Cpl

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Primary Unit
1942-1943, 9962, 2nd Parachute Bn, 1st Parachute Regiment
Service Years
1940 - 1944
Official/Unofficial USMC Certificates
Golden Dragon Certificate
Shellback Certificate



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 Personal Details 

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Year of Birth
Not Specified
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Last Address

Casualty Date
Oct 01, 1943
Hostile, Died
Other Explosive Device
Solomon Islands
World War II
Location of Interment
Manila American Cemetery - Taguig City, Philippines
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Remains "Non-Recoverable"

 Official Badges 

 Unofficial Badges 

Order of the Golden Dragon Shellback

 Military Association Memberships
World War II FallenWWII Memorial National Registry
  1943, World War II Fallen
  2015, WWII Memorial National Registry

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 Ribbon Bar
Basic Parachutist
Rifle Expert (Pre 1959)USMC Basic Qualification Badge

 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1940, Boot Camp (Parris Island, SC)
 Unit Assignments/ Advancement Schools
D Co, 1st Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (1/7)Marine Barracks1st Parachute Regiment
  1941-1941, 0311, D Co, 1st Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (1/7)
  1942-1942, 0311, Marine Barracks Lakehurst N.J.
  1942-1943, 9962, 2nd Parachute Bn, 1st Parachute Regiment
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1943-1943 Northern Solomon Islands Campaign (1943-44)/Battle of Vella Lavella
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Killed in Action, 01 Oct 1943, during operations against Imperial Japanese Forces on Vella Lavella, British Solomon Islands. "1Oct43, Missing In Action; 2Oct44, Declared dead by Act of the Secretary of the Navy. Death is presumed to have occurred in the line of duty and not as a result of his own misconduct. Char: Exc."

Profile Admin Note: Cpl ADAMS, George G. and Cpl FINNIE, Frank J. of Company E, 2nd Parachute Bn, both disappeared after the Japanese air attack on LST 448, which wounded their company CO and killed the company 1stSgt. According to some Navy and Coast Guard personnel, their bodies were most likely destroyed by a 500 pound bomb explosion.
Body Not Recovered

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