Last Known Activity He destroyed 7 enemy aircraft in aerial combat in WWII.
Synopsis of his Silver Star citation: Awarded for actions during World War II
(Citation Needed) - SYNOPSIS: Burnell W. Adams, United States Army Air Forces, was awarded the Silver Star for conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action against an armed hostile force while serving with the FIFTH Air Force in the Pacific Theater of Action during World War II.
General Orders: Headquarters, 5th Air Force, General Orders No. 123 (1943)
Other Memories Location: Kila Airfield (3 Mile Drome), Port Moresby, New Guinea, Oct-Dec 1943. Dobodura Airfield Complex, New Guinea, Dec 1943-Feb 1944. Cape Gloucester (Tuluvu) Airfield, Cape Gloucester, New Britain, Feb-Jun 1944.