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William James Adams

William James Adams
U.S. Army
Private First Class (PFC) [E-3]
William James Adams was born in Cincinnati, OH before moving to Iowa City in 1956. He graduated from Iowa City High School in 1965 and was a member of the National Honor Society. Adams attended Iowa State University in Ames for 2 years before joining the Army in July 1968. Following training Adams was sent to Vietnam in April 1969. Within a month, on May 18, 1969, PFC Adams was killed by hostile small arms fire. He was buried in Fulton, KY at the Boaz Chapel Cemetery.
City of EntryIowa City
Conflict/Time PeriodVietnam War
Service Location
Separation StatusKilled In Action (KIA)
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