ADAMS, Robert Franklin - S1/c USN - Alabama

Robert Franklin Adams S1c

Robert Franklin Adams S1c

Robert Franklin Adams

Seaman First Class

Robert Franklin Adams S1c

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  • Name: Robert Franklin Adams
  • Branch: United States Navy
  • Service Number: 272 41 83
  • Rate: S1/c (Seaman First Class)
  • Duties: Know naval drill duties, knots, steering and signaling. Stand watch and gunnery duties.
  • Enlisted: 5 October 1940
  • Place: Birmingham, Alabama
  • Onboard USS Arizona: 4 December 1940
  • From: NTS Norfolk
  • Date of Birth: 7 December 1920 (may be incorrect)
  • Place of Birth: Alabama
  • School: Waterloo High School
  • Hometown / State on December 1941: Waterloo, Alabama
  • Next of Kin: Mrs. Connie Mary Adams - Mother
  • Address: General Delivery, Waterloo, Alabama
  • Disposition: Unrecoverable – Among the 900+ souls still onboard the USS Arizona
  • Posthumous Awards: Purple Heart, American Defense Service Medal w/Fleet Clasp, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal w/Star, WWII Victory Medal

Information researched and compiled by N. A. Nease and provided on USSARIZONA.ORG free of charge.
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