PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Adams, Jonathan E., Jr. "Jock"
Date of birth: September 8th, 1917
Date of death:  September 20th, 1984 (Wormleysburg/Pennsylvania, United States)
Nationality:  American
     
SILVER STAR MEDAL (SSM)
Rank: Captain
Unit: Commanding Officer, Company A, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division "All-American", U.S. Army
Awarded for: Operation Market Garden
Action: Citation unavailable.
Location:
Details: Headquarters 82nd Airborne Division, General Orders No. 36 (1944).
 
     
SILVER STAR MEDAL (SSM)
Rank: Captain
Unit: Commanding Officer, Company A, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division "All-American", U.S. Army
Action: Citation unavailable.
Details: This award was obtained in the form of an Oak Leaf to be attached on the ribbon of the first award.
Headquarters 82nd Airborne Division, General Orders No. 64 (1945).
 
     
BRONZE STAR MEDAL (BSM)
Rank: Captain
Unit: Commanding Officer, Company A, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division "All-American", U.S. Army
Action: Citation unavailable.
Details: Headquarters 82nd Airborne Division, General Orders No. 98 (1945).
 
     
PURPLE HEART
Rank: Captain
Unit: Commanding Officer, Company A, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division "All-American", U.S. Army
Action: For wounds received in action on 1 July 1944 in France.
Details: Headquarters 82nd Airborne Division, General Orders No. 54 (1944).
 
     
COMBAT INFANTRYMAN BADGE
Rank: Captain
Unit: Commanding Officer, Company A, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 82nd Airborne Division "All-American", U.S. Army
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - LOFARO, G., The Sword of St. Michael, Da Capo Press, Cambridge, United States, 2011.
- NORDYKE, P., All American All the Way, Zenith Press, St. Paul, United States, 2005.
- NORDYKE, P., Put Us Down In Hell, Historic Ventures, LLC, Lexington, United States, 2012.
- WW2-Airborne.us
- 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment.org
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