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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)
Nationality:
American

Biography

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Periode:
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
Action:
For action performed in June/July in Normandy, France.
Citation unavailable.
Details:
Headquarters 82nd Airborne Division, General Orders No. 66 (1944).
Silver Star Medal (SSM)
Periode:
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
Action:
Citation unavailable.
Details:
Headquarters 82nd Airborne Division, General Orders No. 8 (1945).
Bronze Star  Medal (BSM)
Periode:
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
Action:
For wounds received in action on 4 July 1944 in France.
Purple Heart
Periode:
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
Action:
Killed In Action.
Details:
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
Periode:
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
Details:
Headquarters 82nd Airborne Division, General Orders No. 58 (1943).
Good Conduct Medal - Army

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