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Adams, Donald R.

Date of birth:
February 20th, 1920 (Plankinton/South Dakota, United States)
Date of death:
September 20th, 1944 (Berg en Dal/Province of Gelderland, Netherlands)
Service number:
37093710
Nationality:
American (1776 - present, Republic)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Technician 5th Grade (T-5)
Unit:
Medical Detachment attached to Company C, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division "All American", U.S. Army
Awarded on:
November 16th, 1943
Headquarters 82nd Airborne Division, General Orders No. 58 (1943).
Good Conduct Medal - Army
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Private
Unit:
Medical Detachment attached to Company C, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division "All American", U.S. Army
For action performed in June/July in Normandy, France.
Citation unavailable.
Headquarters 82nd Airborne Division, General Orders No. 66 (1944).
Silver Star Medal (SSM)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Technician 5th Grade (T-5)
Unit:
Medical Detachment attached to Company C, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division "All American", U.S. Army
Citation unavailable.
Headquarters 82nd Airborne Division, General Orders No. 8 (1945).
Bronze Star  Medal (BSM)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Technician 5th Grade (T-5)
Unit:
Medical Detachment attached to Company C, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division "All American", U.S. Army
Killed In Action.
This award was obtained in the form of an Oak Leaf to be attached on the ribbon of the first award.
Posthumously awarded.
Purple Heart
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded with campaign star.
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (AFEM)

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