ADAMS, Colin Fielding

F/Sgt Adams was posted to No. 8 Sqn RAAF [Beauforts],a torpedo-bomber unit. The Sqn. moved to Goodenough Island [off Papua New Guinea] in August 1943 and carried out air strikes against Japanese positions, airfields and shipping in the New Britain area. The squadron suffered many casualties during the campaigns. After repatriation to Australia Colin Adams became an instructor at Pt. Cook.

Last Name
ADAMS
Given Names
Colin Fielding
Service Number
39923
Date of Birth
23/02/1922
Birth Location
Brinkworth South Australia
Enlistment Date
12/08/1941
Enlistment Location
Adelaide S.A.
Course Details
Other
To
Temora
Kill or Discharge Date
03/06/1948 (Discharged)
Discharge Unit
AFO Central Area Adelaide
Rank
Flight Sergeant
Notes

F/Sgt Adams was posted to No. 8 Sqn RAAF [Beauforts],a torpedo-bomber unit. The Sqn. moved to Goodenough Island [off Papua New Guinea] in August 1943 and carried out air strikes against Japanese positions, airfields and shipping in the New Britain area. The squadron suffered many casualties during the campaigns. After repatriation to Australia Colin Adams became an instructor at Pt. Cook.

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1 WAGS - ADAMS Colin Fielding - 39923 [Studio portrait from the Colin Adams collection]

Acknowledgements

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