William Rea (Bill) ADAM

ADAM, William Rea

Service Numbers: N57103, NX163696
Enlisted: 2 May 1939
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: General Hospitals - WW2
Born: Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia, 28 October 1914
Home Town: Belfield, New South Wales
Schooling: Canterbury Boys High School, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Canterbury, New South Wales, Australia, 15 December 1986, aged 72 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Rookwood Cemetery & Crematorium
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World War 2 Service

2 May 1939: Enlisted Private, N57103, 5th Field Ambulance
2 Apr 1940: Promoted Corporal, 5th Field Ambulance
5 Dec 1940: Promoted Sergeant, 5th Field Ambulance
21 Apr 1942: Promoted Lieutenant, 14th Field Ambulance
21 May 1942: Embarked Lieutenant, NX163696, 14th Field Ambulance, Embarked Sydney to Port Moresby via HOSPITAL SHIP WANGANELLA
13 Feb 1943: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Lieutenant, NX163696
5 Nov 1944: Embarked Lieutenant, NX163696, 3/14 Field Ambulance AMF, Embarked Townsville QLD to Aitape PNG via SS KATOOMBA
14 Mar 1946: Transferred Lieutenant, General Hospitals - WW2, Assistant Company Officer
29 Aug 1946: Discharged Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Lieutenant, NX163696
4 Feb 1947: Discharged Lieutenant, NX163696, General Hospitals - WW2, Relinquished appointment and placed on Officer Reserve list

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