LEST WE FORGET

Private John ADAMS

Service No: W55686 (Australian Army)
Born: Perth WA, 15 September 1922
Enlisted in the Army: 7 November 1941
Unit: 29th Garrison Battalion
Died: Air Raid, Port Hedland WA, 30 July 1942, Aged 19 Years
Buried: Geraldton War Cemetery WA
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Oswald William and Lena Adams, of Millendon
Roll of Honour: Swan Road WA
Remembered: Panel 77, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 30 July 1942, Japanese aircraft targeted the Port Hedland airfield and thirty bombs were dropped with Private Adams the single fatality.

References:

Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veterans’ Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record B884, W55686

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