Alfred Harvey Brooks WADHAM

WADHAM, Alfred Harvey Brooks

Service Number: 28840
Enlisted: 12 March 1941
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: No. 11 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Mildura, Victoria, Australia, 24 June 1912
Home Town: Mildura, Mildura Shire, Victoria
Schooling: Mildura High School
Occupation: Salesman
Died: Accidental (Aircraft accident), Off North Australia Coast, 28 April 1944, aged 31 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Adelaide River Northern Territory Memorial, Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Mildura High School WW2 Honour Roll
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World War 2 Service

12 Mar 1941: Involvement Sergeant, 28840
12 Mar 1941: Enlisted Adelaide
12 Mar 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, No. 11 Squadron (RAAF)
12 Mar 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Sergeant, 28840
Date unknown: Involvement

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Husband of Isabell Doris Wadham, of Mildura, Victoria.

RAAF Catalina flying boat A24-49 of Number 11 Squadron was reported missing on a special operation to Manokwari, Dutch New Guinea - the aircraft was claimed as shot down by Japanese anti-aircraft fire and crashed into the sea.  All of the crew were killed and are commemorated on the Northern Territory Memorial to the Missing located at Adelaide River War Cemetery, NT -

Sergeant Alfred Harvey Brooks Wadham 28840 - Husband of Isabell Doris Wadham of Mildura, Victoria

Sergeant Philip Charles Carter 34396 - Son of Ernest Philip and Edith May Carter of Cabramatta, NSW

Sergeant George Wise Whitley 41312 - Son of James Wise Whitley and Ellen Althea Whitley & Husband of Jean Margaret Whitley of Geelong, Victoria

Pilot Officer Joseph Bass Miller 406811 - Son of Percival George and Margaret Mary Miller of Mount Lawley, WA

Flight Sergeant Alexander John Hine 415327 - Son of Aleck John and Winifred Hine & Husband of Nellie Irene Hine of Brookton, WA

Flying Officer Allan Roger Meakin 418142 - Son of Rupert Henry and Barbara Meakin of Toorak, Victoria

Flight Sergeant James William Willesden 427052 - Son of James and Lillie Sarah Willesden of WA

Sergeant Herbert John Alexander Coates 35037 - Son of Leslie Herbert Coates and Vera Ellen Coates of Ashfield, NSW

Flight Sergeant Leonard William Stringer 419679 - Son of Richard William and Myrtle Hannah Mary Stringer of Northcote, Victoria

Pilot Officer Warrick Neville Rose 400939 - Son of Thomas Edward and Dora Constance Rose of Brunswick, Victoria