Adams, Burnell William, Col

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Colonel
Last Primary AFSC/MOS
AAF MOS 1056-Pilot, Two-Engine Fighter
Last AFSC Group
Pilot (Officer)
Primary Unit
1946-1969, Air Force Reserve Command
Service Years
1941 - 1969
Officer Collar Insignia
Colonel

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Home State
Illinois
Illinois
Year of Birth
1918
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Chester, Illinois
Last Address
Los Angeles County, California

Date of Passing
Dec 14, 1977
 
Location of Interment
Eternal Valley Memorial Park - Newhall, California
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Garden of Hope

 Official Badges 

WW II Honorable Discharge Pin


 Unofficial Badges 

US Army Honorable Discharge Air Ace American Fighter Aces Congressional Gold Medal


 Military Associations and Other Affiliations
American Fighter Aces Association
  2015, American Fighter Aces Association


 Additional Information
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)

Action Date: World War II

Service: Army Air Forces

Division: 5th Air Force

   
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Sources: 
http://veterantributes.org/TributeDetail.php?recordID=671
http://www.usaaf.net/ww2/night/nightpg9.htm
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=93779077 
http://valor.militarytimes.com/recipient.php?recipientid=45016
http://www.cieldegloire.com/fg_008.php
   
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  1941-1942, AAF MOS 770, Aviation Cadet Flight School

Second Lieutenant
From Month/Year
September / 1941
To Month/Year
June / 1942
Unit
Aviation Cadet Flight School Unit Page
Rank
Second Lieutenant
MOS
AAF MOS 770-Airplane Pilot
Location
Orlando AAF
Country/State
Florida
   
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 Aviation Cadet Flight School Details

Aviation Cadet Flight School
Type
Garrison - Training Unit
Existing/Disbanded
Deactivated
Parent Unit
Formal Schools and Training Courses
Strength
Formal School
Created/Owned By
Not Specified
   

Last Updated: Dec 10, 2019
   
   
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Aviation Cadet Flight School

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Bostwick, George Eugene, Col, (1941-1963) A33 AAF MOS 770 First Lieutenant
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Adams, Charles E., Capt, (1942-1945) A33 AAF MOS 770 Second Lieutenant
Andrews, Stanley Overton, Lt Col, (1941-1963) A33 AAF MOS 770 Second Lieutenant
Apt, Milburn Grant, Capt, (1942-1956) A33 AAF MOS 770 Second Lieutenant
Ardery, Philip Pendleton, Maj Gen, (1935-1974) A33 AAF MOS 770 Second Lieutenant
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Banks, William McGowan, Col, (1933-1963) A33 AAF MOS 770 Second Lieutenant
Barber, Rex Theodore, Col, (1940-1961) A33 AAF MOS 770 Second Lieutenant
Barker, Alvin Lee, Capt, (1941-1943) A33 AAF MOS 770 Second Lieutenant
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Beavers, Edward Howard, Capt, (1942-1944) A33 AAF MOS 770 Second Lieutenant
Beerbower, Don Merril, Maj, (1942-1944) A33 AAF MOS 770 Second Lieutenant
Birch, William Lloyd, 2nd Lt, (1939-1945) A33 AAF MOS 770 Second Lieutenant
Bissell, Wayne Max, 1st Lt, (1939-1945) A33 AAF MOS 770 Second Lieutenant
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Bochkay, Donald Harlow, Lt Col, (1940-1970) A33 AAF MOS 770 Second Lieutenant
Bostrom, Ernest Olof, Capt, (1942-1945) A33 AAF MOS 770 Second Lieutenant
Bradley, Jack Tarlton, Col, (1942-1962) A33 AAF MOS 770 Second Lieutenant
Brown, Charles Lester, Lt Col, (1939-1965) A33 AAF MOS 770 Second Lieutenant
Brown, Gerald, Col, (1941-1967) A33 AAF MOS 770 Second Lieutenant
Bryan, William Elmer, Maj Gen, (1942-1974) A33 AAF MOS 770 Second Lieutenant
Burdick, Clinton Dewitt, Capt, (1942-1946) A33 AAF MOS 770 Second Lieutenant
Burns, John Patterson, 1st Lt, (1940-1942) A33 AAF MOS 770 Second Lieutenant
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Capelluto, Harold Andrew, 1st Lt, (1940-1944) A33 AAF MOS 770 Second Lieutenant
Cardenas, Robert Leon, Brig Gen, (1939-1973) A33 AAF MOS 770 Second Lieutenant
Carlisle, Paul LeRoy, Lt Col, (1942-1965) A33 AAF MOS 770 Second Lieutenant
Carlton, Paul Kendall, Gen, (1941-1977) A33 AAF MOS 770 Second Lieutenant
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Carter, Herbert Eugene, Lt Col, (1942-1969) A33 AAF MOS 770 Second Lieutenant
Carter, James Richard, Col, (1941-1968) A33 AAF MOS 770 Second Lieutenant
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Catton, Jack Joseph, Gen, (1940-1974) A33 AAF MOS 770 Second Lieutenant
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