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Adams, Ronald George Hinings

Date of birth:
December 31st, 1896 (Bromyard/Worcestershire, Great Britain)
Date of death:
March 28th, 1979
Service number:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)


Ronald George Hinigs Adams later lived his life as actor Ronald Adam. He was born on December 31st, 1896 as the son to Blake Adams and Mona Robin.

December 2nd, 1914: temporary Second Lieutenant;
April 20th, 1916: temporary Captain;
July 14th, 1917: Flying Officer (seniority December 7th, 1915);
November 18th, 1939: Pilot Officer on probation;
June 21st, 1940: Flying Officer (war subs.);
November 18th, 1940: Flying Officer on probation;
?: Flight Lieutenant;
January 1st, 1944: temporary Squadron Leader;
January 28th, 1945: Squadron Leader (war subs.);
?: Acting Wing Commander;
February 10th, 1954: Wing Commander.

?: University College School;
December 2nd, 1914: 15th (Reserve) Battalion, The Duke of Cambridge's Own Middlesex Regiment;
?: Observer Royal Flying Corps;
?: No. 18 Squadron;
?: No. 44 Squadron;
?: No. 73 Squadron;
April 7th, 1918 - December 17th, 1918: POW;
?: Chartered Accountant;
1924 - 1926: Theatrical Manager;
April 1932 - 1939: Management Embassy Theatre;
1938 - 1939: Director Howard and Wyndham's Repertory Seasons;
1939: Royal Air Force;
1940: Fighter Controller Hornchurch Sector;
1945: Film and Theatre.

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Second World War (1939-1945)
Temporary Squadron Leader
Awarded on:
January 14th, 1944
Mentioned in Dispatches
Second World War (1939-1945)
Acting Wing Commander
Awarded on:
January 1st, 1946
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)


  • - The London Gazette of 14th January 1941, Issue 35042
    - The London Gazette of 14th February 1941, Issue 35076
    - Third Supplement to The London Gazette of 11th January 1944, Issue 36329, dated 14th January 1944
    - Fourth Supplement to the London Gazette of 18th January 1944, Issue 36340, dated 21st January 1944
    - Third Supplement to The London Gazette of 20th March 1945, Issue 36996, dated 23rd March 1945
    - Supplement to The London Gazette of 28th December 1945, Issue 37407, dated 1st January 1946
    - Second Supplement to The London Gazette of 30th April 1954, Issue 40163, dated 4th May 1954