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James Edward Adams
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Birth: Dec. 9, 1915
Conifer
Jefferson County
Colorado, USA
Death: Sep. 23, 1945
Okinawa, Japan

US Navy WW II Veteran.

James started working with his parents on their farm north of Yuma at a very early age. He received his schooling at the Waverly school, the four high school years under Professor L.A. Hoskins.

He enlisted in the United States Navy in October 1943 and was called to active duty April 7, 1944. He was sent to Camp Bennion at Farragut, Idaho, before going overseas on June 2, 1945 and later stationed at US Naval Base Buckner Bay, Okinawa. Carpenters Mate Second Class James Adams and a buddy were exploring the island when he was killed by a grenade thrown by a Japanese soldier hiding in a cave. CM2 James Adams was awarded the Purple Heart posthumously.
 
 
Burial:
Yuma Cemetery
Yuma
Yuma County
Colorado, USA
Plot: 181
 
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Record added: Aug 01, 2003
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James Edward Adams
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James Edward Adams
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- Wendy Safford
 Added: Oct. 20, 2014

- WWII Veteran - Purple Heart Recipient
 Added: Oct. 12, 2014
WWII Veteran - thank you for your service and ultimate sacrifice. REST IN PEACE
- Tom "Homer" W.
 Added: Oct. 12, 2014
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