FULL NAME:

Horace A. Adams

ARMY SERIAL NUMBER (ASN):

38069973

  • DATE OF BIRTH: July 28, 1919
  • DATE OF DEATH: Apr 11, 1984
RESIDENCE (DURING WWII)

Vernon, Wilbarger County, Texas

DATE / PLACE OF ENLISTMENT
  • DATE OF ENLISTMENT:
    Nov 15, 1941
  • PLACE OF ENLISTMENT:
    Fort Bliss, El Paso, Texas
ORGANIZATION
  • MAIN UNIT:
    2nd Engineer Combat Battalion
  • SUBUNIT:
    Company B
RANK / POSITION IN UNIT (LAST KNOWN)
  • RANK:
    Staff Sergeant (S/Sgt.)
  • POSITION IN UNIT:
    GMC Truck Driver
BATTLES AND CAMPAIGNS

✭ Normandy Campaign (6 June – 24 July 1944), ✭ Northern France Campaign (25 July – 14 September 1944), ✭ Ardennes-Alsace Campaign (16 December 1944 – 25 January 1945), ✭ Rhineland Campaign (15 September 1944 – 21 March 1945), ✭ Central Europe Campaign (22 March – 11 May 1945)

DECORATIONS AND CITATIONS (AWARDS)

🎖Purple Heart, 🎖Good Conduct Medal, 🎖European–African–Middle Eastern Campaign Medal, 🎖WWII Victory Medal

STATUS
  • CATEGORY:
    Wounded In Action (WIA)
  • DATE:
    June 1944
  • LOCATION:
    Normandy, France
  • NOTES:
    First Location: Thorax, thoracic wall: Axilla; Causative Agent: Artillery Shell, Fragments, Afoot or unspecified. He was wounded again in December 1944.
HONORED BY:

Bruce Adams, Son

NARA - Display Full Records

File Unit: Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, ca. 1938 - 1946 (Enlistment Records)
in the Series: World War II Army Enlistment Records, created 6/1/2002 - 9/30/2002, documenting the period ca. 1938 - 1946. - Record Group 64 (info)

Brief Scope: This series contains records of approximately nine million men and women who enlisted in the United States Army, including the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps.

Source: aad.archives.gov/aad/
SOLDIER RECORD:
Full Name
Army Serial Number
Enlistment Place
Enlistment Date
Army Branch
Branch
Race or Ethnicity
Residence
Source of Army Personnel
Army Component
Level of Education
Occupation
Marital Status
Birth Date
Birth Place
Source Box Number
Source Film Reel Number
Conflict Period
Served for

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