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Harry A. Adams U.S. Navy WWII
Harry A. Adams U.S. Navy WWII


 
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Date of Birth: 1/17/1925
Died On: 6/20/1984 Burial Place: Calverton, Suffolk County, New York
Street Address: 290 Forest Avenue
Service Number: 6046781
Branch of Service: U.S. Navy - USS New York BB-34- 30 Jun 1943

Veteran Code: USARMY-3


BIOGRAPHY
 
Harry A. Adams

Harry A. Adams was born in New York in 1925. In Rye his family lived at 290 Forest Avenue. He was the son of Harry L. Adams and Anna Herbst Adams, they were parishioners of the Church of the Resurrection. Harry had two sister Doris and Diane. Harry was a Rye High School Graduate, Class of 1942.

While at Rye High School he was on many different sports teams. He was said to be a quite humorous guy with some seriousness when it was needed. Harry enlisted and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and the Korean War.In WWII he served 18 months In the Pacific. He holds six service ribbons from the Asiatic-Pacific and ETO and three battle stars for the Philippine campaign.

Harry and his family were a big part of the Rye community both while he was living here or away serving the country. Harry himself was a part of several clubs or committees one being the Veterans Committee with several other veterans. He lived in Rye and the Rye area once moving back after the War.

Harry died on June 20, 1984 and was buried in Suffolk County.

Michael Sinnott
RHS 2021Harry

Harry A. Adams of Rye, a corporate chauf-feur, died Wednesday at United Hospital in Port Chester after a long illness. He was 59. Mr, Adams worked for Inter-Connect Planning Corp.y which has offices in New York City and - Greenwich. - -Before joining Inter-Connect, Mr. Adams worked as a pipe-coverer for Asbestos Distributor - Inc. in Port Chester. - Mr. Adams was born Jan. 17, 1925, in Port . Chester to Harry L. and Anna Herbst Adams. . A veteran of World War II and the Korean . War, he served in the Navy. .. , He was a parishioner of the Church of the Resurrection in Rye. , m i ' , Mr. Adams ' is survived by his wife, Yvette Adams of Rye, a son, Jeffrey C. of New York City, two daughters, Nanci J. Meisner of Lake-wood, NJ., and Chris Gateman of Uncasville, Conn;; and five grandchildren
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