Gilmer Eugene Adams
Gilmer Adams Is KIA

(May 10, 1945) -- Seaman 1/c Gilmer Adams was killed in action in the Pacific where he was serving with amphibious Navy forces.

"Bucky" Adams, was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Willie Adams of May Street.

 His parents received a telegram from the Navy on April 28, but the notice did not detail his reported date of death.

Born in North Carolina, Adams was 21 when he enlisted in 1942.

He spent 2-1/2 years in the Atlantic. He transferred to the Pacific theatre of operations six months ago.


Adams, Gilmer Eugene,
Seaman 1c, USNR
Father: Willie Adams, May Street, Belleville


Sources:

Belleville Times, May 10, 1945

Newark Evening News, June 13, 1945

World War II Honor List of Dead and Missing,
State of New Jersey, War Dept. June 1946

Belleville Sons Honor Roll

  A Place of Honor and Remembrance In the Home of the Brave

Belleville, New Jersey

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