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)