Oklahoma Casualties Database

World War II

ADAMSON, JESSE LEROY

Seaman, Second Class, U. S. Naval Reserve. Home address: Tecumseh, Pottawatomie County. Mr. and Mrs. J. J. .Adamson, Parents, Rte. 3, Tecumseh. Born January 2, 1926. Enlisted December 31, 1944. Decoration: Order of the Purple Heart awarded posthumously. Member Holiness Church. Died February 17, 1945, in line of duty on board ship hit by enemy off Iwo Jima, Volcano Islands, Pacific Ocean.

Oklahoma Historical Society

Oklahoma History Center | 800 Nazih Zuhdi Dr. | Oklahoma City, OK 73105