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Frank Howard Adams
Colonel, United States Army
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Frank Howard Adams of Indiana
Appointed from Indiana, Private, Corporal, Serveant and First Sergeant, Companies G, H, and I, 17th U. S. Infantry, 17 August 1893 to 16 November 1896 and 27 July 1897 to 12 August 1900
Second Lieutenant, 16th U. S. Infantry, 25 July 1900
ADAMS, FRANK H.

Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Army
Home: Vincennes, Indiana
38th Infantry Regiment, 3d Division, A.E.F.
Date of Action: July 15, 1918
General Orders No. No. 101, W.D., 1918

Citation:

The Distinguished Service Cross is presented to Frank H. Adams, Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Army, for extraordinary heroism in action near Dormans, France, on July 15, 1918.

Lieutenant Colonel Adams was conspicuous for gallantry in action when, with courage and forcefulness and without regard to his personal safety, he voluntarily organized detachments of units other than his own and led them into effective combat.


ADAMS, FRANK H
COL USARMY RETIRED
DATE OF DEATH: 10/15/1936
BURIED AT: SECTION EAST  SITE E-136
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
Posted: 23 April 2005 Updated: 22 February 2006
Distinguished Service Cross