ADAMSON, James Aitken

  1. Service Details
  2. Personal Details
  3. Unit and Rank Details
  4. Notes
  5. Sources

Service Details

Branch of Service
Army
Conflict
World War II
Date of Enlistment
21/01/1942
Place of Enlistment
Canberra ACT

Personal Details

Gender
Male
Date of Birth
16/08/1908
Place of Birth
Edinburgh, Scotland
Address (at enlistment)
Canberra Avenue, Griffith ACT
School(s) Attended
Ballina Public School
Occupation
Telegraphist
Next of Kin
Florence Adamson (wife), Canberra Avenue, Griffith ACT

Unit and Rank Details

Service Number
N378626

Notes

After completing school, Adamson joined the Post Office as a telegram boy and worked in Ballina, Lismore, Sydney and Canberra where he was based when he enlisted in 1942. After the war Adamson became a District Postal Inspector in Kempsey. He died in 1954 in Bathurst District Hospital.

Sources

WWII Nominal Roll http://www.ww2roll.gov.au
ACT Electoral Rolls 1916 to 1967 http://canberraheritageportal.org/default.php
Northern Star - 18 May 1954

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