New England Air Museum
Lewis M. Adams Jr.
Recent Address:
118 E. Front St., Buffalo, IA 52728
Email:
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Family Information:
Hometown:
Buffalo, IA
Date Entered Service:
August 16, 1943
Service Number:
17112845
Bomb Group:
462nd
Squadron:
768th
Location of Unit:
Piardoba, India; December, 1944
Missions Flown:
Hump Missions Flown:
Targets:
Awards/Decorations:
American Theater Service Medal, Asiatic-Pacific Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal, 5 Bronze Service Stars
Service Schools Attended:
Signal Corps/Ft. Monmouth, NJ Jan 1944; Radar School/Camp Murphy, FL Apr 1944
Military Specialty(ies):
MOS 867-Radar Mechanic, Bombardment
Rank Upon Discharge:
Sgt
Crew Type:
Airplane Serial No.& Name:
Were you a POW?
No
Were you interned?
No
Date Transferred from the 58th:
Date Discharged from the 58th:
November 25, 1945
Post-WWII Military Service:
Reserves for three years
Post-WWII Civilian Occupation(s):
Construction - Job Superintendent
Comments:
Lewis passed away June 25, 1998 and is buried at Rose Hill Cemetery in Buffalo, IA.

 


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