Virginia Heroes

Joseph H. Adkins

Private First Class, Army

Hometown: Dickenson County
Casualty Date: October 24, 1944
Died In: Aboard Arisan Maru in S China Sea
Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart, Silver Star

31st Infantry
DC/Drowned/Injuries?; POD: about 225 miles east of Hong Kong; torpedoed/sunk by US submarine USS Snook, SS-279

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