Veterans' Memorial Project

Alvin James Adams

Yates City, IL

World War I

College: Commerce & Business Administration

Graduation Year: Attended 1917

Service Branch: Army

Rank: Corporal

Date of Birth: 09/04/1895

Date of Death: 03/29/1919

Corporal Adams served with Company B, 349th Infantry, 307th Ammunition Train, 82nd Division. He entered service September 5, 1917; went to Camp Dodge; transferred to Camp Gordon, Atlanta, Georgia, April 5, 1918; went to Camp Mills, May 20, 1918; sailed for France, June 2. He was at the front about 45 days when he became ill with tubercular peritonitis and went to a hospital, December 11, 1918. He never regained his strength and died on March 29, 1919. He is buried at Savenay, France.

-submitted by Talbot Fisher

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