Charles William Adams

Korean War
Service #13162859
UnitI CO 34 INF 24 DIV
RankCorporal U.S. Army
Date of DeathDecember 31 1950
StatusMissing In Action
Courts of the Missing
Korean Service Medal
National Defense Service Medal
Prisoner of War Medal
Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation
Republic of Korea War Service Medal
United Nations Service Medal
Combat Infantryman Badge
Corporal Adams was awarded the Combat Infantryman Badge, the Prisoner of War Medal, the Korean Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the National Defense Service Medal, the Korean Presidential Unit Citation and the Republic of Korea War Service Medal.
Corporal Adams was a member of Company I, 3rd Battalion, 34th Infantry Regiment, 24th Infantry Division. He was taken Prisoner of War while fighting the enemy near Chonan, South Korea on July 7, 1950, forced to march to North Korea on the "Tiger Death March", and at Hanjang-ni, North Korea on December 31, 1950. His remains were not recovered. His name is inscribed on the Courts of the Missing at the Honolulu Memorial.