Pilot Officer John Methven Robertson ADAMS

Service No: 22887
Born: Ayr, Scotland, 23 September 1908
Enlisted in the RAAF: 8 July 1940 (at Brisbane QLD)
Unit: No. 75 Squadron
Died: Ground Accident, Cairns QLD, 3 February 1943, Aged 34 Years
Buried: Cairns Cemetery, Queensland
CWGC Additional Information: Son of William Robertson Adams and Margaret Thomson Adams, of Coorparoo. J.P., Shire Councillor (Tiaro)
Roll of Honour: Tiaro QLD
Remembered: Panel 103, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

At 1900 hours on 3 February 1943, Pilot Officer Adams, Administrative and Special Duties, was injured when a motor cycle he was riding collided with a train at a level crossing. He died later that
night in the Cairns District hospital.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/3/11

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