Adams, Glenn G, PFC

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Last Rank
Private 1st Class
Last Primary MOS
746-Automatic Rifleman (BAR)
Last MOSGroup
WWI & WWII SSN/MOS
Primary Unit
1944-1944, 746, Lima Co, 3rd Bn, 6th Marine Regiment (3/6)
Service Years
1943 - 1944

Private 1st Class

 
 

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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
1921
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Quinwood
Last Address
Quinwood

Casualty Date
Jul 02, 1944
 
Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Gun, Small Arms Fire
Location
Saipan
Conflict
Not Specified
Location of Interment
Long Island National Cemetery - Farmingdale, New York
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Section H Site 10120

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

 
 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1943, Boot Camp (San Diego, CA)
 Unit Assignments
RTR, MCRD SD3rd Bn, 6th Marine Regiment (3/6)
  1943-1943, 521, RTR, MCRD SD
  1944-1944, 746, Lima Co, 3rd Bn, 6th Marine Regiment (3/6)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 Marianas Operation /Battle for Saipan
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Participated in operations against Imperial Japanese Forces, Saipan, Marianas Islands. Killed in action 02 Jul 1944, GSW, chest and abdomen.
   
Comments/Citation
ADAMS, Glenn G., PFC 521/746               SN: 878765
Born: 21 Mar 1921 Quinwood, West Virginia
Enlisted: 21 Aug 1943
Died: 02 Jul 1944 (GSW, chest & abdomen)
Interred: Long Island National Cemetery, Section H, Site 10120
 
7th Recruit Battalion, Recruit Depot, MCB, San Diego, CA
Aug 1943 Pvt (Rec) 7th Recruit Bn, RD, MCB, San Diego, CA
Oct 1943 Pvt 521, 7th Recruit Bn, RD, MCB, San Diego, CA “7, qual  ER; 20, tr to Inf Bn, TC, Camp Elliott, San Diego, CA”
 
Infantry Battalion, Training Center, Camp Elliott, San Diego, CA
Oct 1943 Pvt 521, F Co, Inf Bn, TC, Camp Elliott, San Diego, CA “20,jd fr 7th RecBn, RD, MCB, San Diego, CA; 23, tr to Co E, Inf Bn, TC, Post”  
Oct 1943 Pvt 521, E Co, Inf Bn, TC, Camp Elliott, San Diego, CA “23, jd fr Co F, Inf Bn, TC, Post”
 
36th Replacement Battalion, Transient Center, V Amphibious Corps, C/O FPO, San Francisco, CA
Jan 1944 Pvt 521, 36th ReplBn, TC, VAC, c/o FPO, San Francisco, CA “11, to 2nd Mar Div”
 
3rd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, FMF, In the Field
Jan 1944 Pvt 746, L Co, 3rd Bn, 6th Marines, 2nd MarDiv, FMF, In the Field
Apr 1944 PFC 746, L Co, 3rd Bn, 6th Marines, 2nd MarDiv, FMF, In the Field
Jul 1944 PFC 746, L Co, 3rd Bn, 6th Marines, 2nd MarDiv, FMF, In the Field; “1,KIA,  GSW, chest & abdomen”
 
Based on this service record, I believe that we can confidently state that he rates the following awards  for WWII:
Purple Heart Medal
Combat Action Ribbon
American Campaign Medal
Asiatic/Pacific Campaign Medal-1 star
World War II Victory Medal
 
   
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