Harold W. Adams Jr.
Army Private First Class Harold W. Adams, Jr., from Ohio County, was born in 1922. He was the son of Nellie V. Adams and Harold W. Adams, Sr.
Not much is known of his life before the war, but enlistment records show that Harold completed two years of high school and had been a sales clerk and engineering aide in civilian life. He was single at the time of his enlistment in the Army in Clarksburg on April 12, 1943.
Pfc. Adams was killed in Europe in 1945.
Article contributed by Patricia Richards McClure.
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