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Service Status
Not Specified
Last Rank
Private 1st Class
Service Years
1951 - 1952
MOS
0100-Basic MOS
Home State
Ohio

Rifle Marksman

Cause
Hostile, Died
Reason
Artillery, Rocket, Mortar
Location
Korea, South
Location of Interment
Ferncliff Cemetery - Springfield, Ohio
Wall Coordinates
Cenotaph
Jun 09, 1952
Korean War
Description
The Korean War; 25 June 1950 – 27 July 1953) began when North Korea invaded South Korea. The United Nations, with the United States as the principal force, came to the aid of South Korea. China came t... More
Memories
Killed in Action
Died May 9, 1952 in Korea

Private First Class Adams was a member of Company A, 1st Ba


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1950 - 1953
Service to 1952
1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5)/A Co
1st Bn, 5th Marine Regiment (1/5)/A Co
Rank
Private 1st Class
Location
Western Outpost - Korea, South
MOS
0100-Basic MOS
Comments
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1952 - 1952
1st Infantry Training Regiment/3rd Bn
1st Infantry Training Regiment/3rd Bn
Rank
Private 1st Class
Location
Oceanside - California
MOS
0300-Basic Infantryman
Comments
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1952 - 1952
Purple Heart
Criteria
The Purple Heart may be awarded to any member of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while serving under competent authority in any capacity with one of the Armed Forces, has been wounded, kill... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1952
Combat Action Ribbon
Criteria
The Combat Action Ribbon is a personal decoration awarded to members of the Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard (when operating under the control of the Navy) in the grade of captain (or colonel in th... More
Description
Description Pending
1952
National Defense Service Medal (2001-Present))
Criteria
The National Defense Service Medal is awarded for honorable active service as a member of the Armed Forces during the Korean War, Vietnam War, the war against Iraq in the Persian Gulf, and for service... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1952
Korea Service Medal
Criteria
To be eligible for this medal, the Service member must have: Served between the outbreak of hostilities (June 25, 1950) and the date the armistice was signed (July 27, 1953); Been on permanent assignm... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1952
Korean Presidential Unit Citation
Criteria
The Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation is a military unit award issued by the government of South Korea to both South Korean and foreign military units.
Description
Description Pending
1952
United Nations Service Medal (Korea)
Criteria
The United Nations Korean Medal was generally awarded for any period of service while assigned as a member of the Armed Forces dispatched to Korea or adjacent areas for service on behalf of the United... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1952
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
Criteria
Criteria for award of the Republic of Korea Korean War Service Medal (ROK KWSM) have been established by the ROK government. To qualify for the medal, the veteran must have: Served between the outbrea... More
Comments
Comments Pending
1952
MCRD (Cadre) Parris Island, SC/2nd Recruit Training Bn
MCRD (Cadre) Parris Island, SC/2nd Recruit Training Bn
Rank
Private
Location
Parris Island - South Carolina
MOS
9900-General Service Marine
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1951 - 1951
Service from 1951

 
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