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Service:Royal Australian Air Force
Service Number:418043
Rank:Flying Officer
Date of Birth:21 July 1922
Place of Birth:Sydney, NSW, Australia
Units:No. 85 Squadron, RAAF
No. 457 Squadron, RAAF
No. 11 Elementary Flying Training School, RAAF
No. 5 Service Flying Training School, RAAF
No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF

1939-45 StarPacific Star1939-45 War MedalAustralian Service Medal 1939-45


25 April 1942Enlisted with the Royal Australian Air Force.
Aircraftman 2nd Class on Enlistment.
Posted to No. 1 Initial Training School, RAAF.
18 July 1942Promoted to Leading Aircraftman.
21 September 1942Posted to No. 11 Elementary Flying Training School, RAAF, Benalla.
21 December 1942Posted to No. 5 Service Flying Training School, RAAF, Uranquinty.
8 April 1943Promoted to Sergeant.
9 April 1943Awarded Flying Badge.
9 May 1943Posted to No. 2 Operational Training Unit, RAAF, Mildura.
21 July 1943Posted to No. 85 Squadron, RAAF.
30 September 1943Returned to rank of LAC.
1 January 1944Boomerang A46-18: Aircraft swerved to the left on landing, tearing through the scrub and coming to rest on its belly.
1 January 1944Promoted to Acting Sergeant.
30 March 1944Promoted to Sergeant.
30 September 1944Promoted to Flight Sergeant.
1 December 1944Promoted to Pilot Officer.
21 March 1945Posted to No. 1 Reserve Personnel Pool, RAAF.
5 April 1945Posted to No. 457 Squadron, RAAF.
1 June 1945Promoted to Flying Officer.
9 September 1945Posted to No. 3 Reserve Personnel Pool, RAAF.
14 September 1945Posted to No. 6 RAAF Hospital.
7 December 1945Posted to No. 1 Medical Rehabilitation Unit, RAAF.
16 January 1946Posted to No. 6 RAAF Hospital.
23 January 1946Posted to No. 1 Personnel Depot, RAAF.
14 March 1946Discharged from Royal Australian Air Force.

External Links

World War 2 Nominal Roll


National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1948, ADAMS DUDLEY BARTON : Service Number - 418043 : Date of birth - 21 Jul 1922 : Place of birth - SYDNEY NSW : Place of enlistment - MELBOURNE : Next of Kin - ADAMS ALFRED, A9300, ADAMS D B.

Record updated on 18 October 2018.


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