Rea Douglas Porter ADAM

ADAM, Rea Douglas Porter

Service Numbers: 423278, N92310
Enlisted: 5 August 1940
Last Rank: Flying Officer
Last Unit: Lines of Communication Units
Born: Ashfield, New South Wales, Australia, 19 November 1917
Home Town: Bankstown, Bankstown, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Carpet & Lino Layer
Died: Illness, Archerfield, Brisbane City, Queensland, Australia, 10 August 1946, aged 28 years
Cemetery: Rookwood Cemetery & Crematorium
Forces Memorial Wall Niche 46SA
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Flying Officer, 423278
5 Aug 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, N92310
20 Jun 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, 423278, Sydney
20 Jun 1942: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, 423278, RAAF Telecommunications and Communications Units
20 Mar 1945: Discharged Royal Australian Air Force, Flying Officer, 423278, Lines of Communication Units, No. 4 Communications Unit, Archerfield, Queensland

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

Flying Officer Adam 423278 of Number 4 Communications Unit

Son of Walter and Isabella Jane Adam

Husband of Esme Bertha Adam of Bankstown, NSW

Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Rea Douglas Porter ADAM was born in Ashfield, NSW on 19th November, 1917

His parents were Walter ADAM & Isabella Jane PORTER who married in Sydney in 1914

He married Esme Bertha BERRY in Sydney in 1942

He enlisted with the RAAF in Sydney on 20th June 1942 and was discharged on 20th March, 1945 - last rank was Flying Officer with the No. 4 Communications Unit at Archerfield in Queensland

Rea died in the Repatriation General Hospital in Concord West, NSW of Illness on 10th August 1946 and was cremated at Rookwood Crematorium in Sydney