Wilfred  ADKINS

 

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NUMBER OF SERVICE6836416
AGE32 yo
DATE OF BIRTH13 february 1912 Key West  Monroe County FLORIDE
ETATColumbiana County OHIO
FAMILYParent: William M ADKINS & Mamie CORDOVA ADKINS
Married : Ruth Pearl Eck ADKINS

Son: Kenneth Wayne ADKINS, Gerald W ADKINS & David L ADKINS
RANKPVT
FONCTION--
JOB BEFORE ENLISTEMENTMidland Pittsburg Crucible Steel Co. factory employeeOH
DATE of ENLISTEMENT-
BATTALION  1st Engineer Combat Battalion  citation
DIVISION  1st Infantry Division
DATE OF DEATH6 june 1944adkins wilfre tombe
STATUSKIA
PLACE OF DEATHOmaha Beach
CEMETERYNORMANDY AMERICAN CEMETERY of Colleville

Map of Normandy American Cemetery

GRAVE
PlotRowGrave
Wall of Missing
DECORATION

 Purple Heart 

 

Photo FDLM 

 

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STORY

 

The 1st Engineer Combat Battalion took part in the fight:

Algeria-French Morocco
Tunisia
Sicily
Normandy
Northern France
Rhineland
Ardennes-Alsace
Central Europe

 

First wave of assault on Omaha Beach his goal during his landing: cleared the obstacles on the beaches to facilitate the landing of the following waves.

 

 


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Stèle hommage à Wilfred ADKINS

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SOURCE INFORMATION & PHOTOFrédéric LAVERNHE - Clive TIRLEMONT
PROGRAMMERFrédéric & Renaud