Adams, George Glen, Cpl

Fallen
 
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 Service Details
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Last Rank
Corporal
Last Primary MOS
9962-Parachutist
Last MOSGroup
Specific Billet MOS
Primary Unit
1942-1943, 9962, 1st Parachute Regiment/2nd Parachute Bn
Service Years
1940 - 1944
Official/Unofficial USMC Certificates
Golden Dragon Certificate
Shellback Certificate

Corporal

 
 

 Last Photo 
 Personal Details 

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Home State
Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania
Year of Birth
Not Specified
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Franklin
Last Address
Franklin

Casualty Date
Oct 01, 1943
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Other Explosive Device
Location
Solomon Islands
Conflict
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 FallenWW II Memorial National Registry
  1943, World War II Fallen
  2015, WW II 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
1st Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (1/7)/D CoMarine BarracksFleet Marine Force Pacific (FMFPAC)/1st Parachute Regiment
  1941-1941, 0311, 1st Bn, 7th Marine Regiment (1/7)/D Co
  1942-1942, 0311, Marine Barracks Lakehurst N.J.
  1942-1943, 9962, 1st Parachute Regiment/2nd Parachute Bn
 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.
   
Comments/Citation
Body Not Recovered

   
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