(May 10, 1945) -- Seaman 1/c Gilmer Adams was killed in action in the Pacific where he was serving with amphibious Navy forces.
"Bucky" Adams, was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Willie Adams of May Street.
His parents received a telegram from the Navy on April 28, but the notice did not detail his reported date of death.
Born in North Carolina, Adams was 21 when he enlisted in 1942.
He spent 2-1/2 years in the Atlantic. He transferred to the Pacific theatre of operations six months ago.