Veterans' Memorial Project

Francis Woodrow Adams

Blytheville, AR

World War II

College: Commerce & Business Administration

Graduation Year: 1938

Service Branch: Army

Rank: Major

Date of Birth: 06/06/1915

Date of Death: 11/05/1944

Affiliations: Scabbard and Blade; Pershing Rifles; Dixie Illini Club; Accountancy Club; Cavalry Officers Club; Major, University Brigade

Major Adams served with the 26th Infantry Regiment, 1st Infantry Division. He is buried at Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery, Henri-Chapelle, Belgium, Plot B Row 3 Grave 11. He was awarded the Silver Star and Purple Heart.

-taken from University of Illinois records and Web site above

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