JOHN C. ADAMS, JR., LTJG, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

John Adams, Jr. '44

Date of birth: August 23, 1920

Date of death: March 20, 1945

Age: 24

Lucky Bag

From the 1944 Lucky Bag:

Loss

John was lost when USS Kete (SS 369) was sunk by an unknown cause, sometime around March 20, 1945, near the Ryukyu Islands.

He was survived by his wife, Mrs. Barbara Griffith Adams.

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John Windheim, Jr. '44 and Raymond Strassle '44 were also on the lacrosse team.


Class of 1944

John is one of 66 members of the Class of 1944 in Memorial Hall.