Oklahoma Casualties Database

World War II


First Sergeant, U. S. Army. Home address: Hominy, Osage County. Mrs. Angie Adams, Mother, 509 East Main St., Hominy. Born May 16, 1922. Enlisted August 13, 1940. Decoration: Order of the Purple Heart. Attended Hominy High School. Member of Presbyterian Church. Served in 1st Cavalry Division, in Troop G, 5th Cavalry. Wounded March 2, 1944, in Los Negros campaign, Philippine Islands. Outstanding among non-commissioned officers in combat during campaign on Leyte Island, and was recommended for appointment to rank of second lieutenant. Died February 1, 1945, in action on Luzon Island, Philippine Islands.

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