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Object Name Record, military
Catalog Number X1994.63.15
Scope & Content Name: Adams, William Edward
Race: Colored
Present Address: 1724 N. Carey Street, Balitmore, Md.
Address on Entering Service:
Eyes: Brown
Hair: Black
Height: 5' 5"
Weight:140 lbs
Birth Place: Balitmore, Md.
Birth Date: June 16, 1918
Married or Single: Single
U.S. Citizen: Yes
Father's Name:
Mother's Maiden Name: Sarah Adams (grandmother)
Wife's Maiden Name:
Children's Names:
Date and Place of Induction or Enlistment: May 14, 1943; Baltimore, Md.
Date and Place of Separation:Jan. 18, 1946; Ft. George G. Meade, Md.
Civilian: Trucker hand
Military: Truck driver, heavy
Education: 6 yrs. elementary; 3 high
Service Schools Attended:
Highest Rank Held: Cpl
Rank on Discharge:
Battles and Campaigns: New Guinea; Sou Philippines
Decorations and Citations: Good Conduct Medal; Asiatic Pacific Theater Ribbon with Bronze Arrowhead; Philippine Liberation Ribbon; Meritorious Unit Award; World War II Victory Ribbon.
Wounds Received in Action:
Total Length of Service: 2 yrs. 8 mos. 12 days.
Continental Service: 10 mos. 2 days
Foreign Service: 1 yr. 10 mos. 3 days
Prior Service:
Reason and Authority for Separation: Demobilization - Honorable Discharge
Collection Selective Service Records