Raymond Lloyd Adle

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NameRaymond Lloyd Adle
Serial Number18046016
Highest RankPVT
Service BranchArmy Air Corps
War/ActionWorld War II
Date of Birth6/4/1923
Colorado Home TownTrinidad
Date of Death9/7/1944
Place of DeathAt sea
Place of BurialAt sea/named on tablets of the missing Manila Amer
CircumstancesKilled In Action as a POW when being transported by Japanese on the Shinyo Maru as it was torpedoed by the American submarine USS Paddle.
BiographyRaymond Adle served with the 440the Ordinance Company (Aviation), 19th Bombardment Group (Heavy) of the V Bomber Command. Just before Pearl Harbor, in November 1941, he arrived in the Philippines. With the fall of Corregidor, he was taken prisoner and was held at the Davao Penal Colony until he was transported by the Shinyo Maru, one of the famous Japanese Hell Ships. According to the American Battle Monuments Commission he was awarded the Purple Heart. Raymond Adle's parents, Ephraim R. Adle (1890-1937) and Hazel V. Hover (1891-2940) preceded their son in death and no immediate family members survived him.
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Added to Database6/11/2001
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