Harm Keith Adkins according to the Navy Casualty book

Born 27 September 1926
Died 19 March 1945
Son of Geoffrey Dolton Adkins and Maude Lee Webb, Irwin, TN
Memorialized at Honolulu Memorial, Hawaii.

Harm served on USS Franklin (CV-13),Carrier, and died in Action in/during a Japanese Bombstrike on the ship near Honshu, Japan Island. USS Franklin (CV/CVA/CVS-13, AVT-8), nicknamed “Big Ben,” was one of 24 Essex-class aircraft carriers built during World War II for the United States Navy, and the fifth US Navy ship to bear the name. Commissioned in January 1944, she served in several campaigns in the Pacific War, earning four battle stars. She was badly damaged by a Japanese air attack in March 1945, with the loss of over 800 of her crew, becoming the most heavily damaged United States aircraft carrier to survive the war.

  • Rank: Seaman Second Class
  • Date of birth:
  • 27 September 1926
  • Date of death: 19 March 1945
  • County: Unicoi
  • Hometown: Irwin
  • Service Branch: Navy
  • Division/Assignment: USS Franklin (CV-13
  • Theater: Pacific
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Honolulu Memorial, Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XIX, Top Panel
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