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
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
- ATE OF DEATH: 10/15/1936
- BURIED AT: SECTION EAST SITE E-136
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
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