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Adams, William Leslie Graham

Date of birth:
April 20th, 1901
Date of death:
March 28th, 1963
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Acting Captain
Awarded on:
March 10th, 1942
Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Awarded on:
June 11th, 1942
Mentioned in Dispatches
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Captain
Unit:
H.M.S. Wasp, Royal Navy
Awarded on:
January 7th, 1947
"For outstanding service whilst in command of H.M.S. WASP to Netherlands Coastal Forces stationed in Dover."

Royal Decree no. 50, dd. 18-5-1946. With swords.
Commandeur in de Orde van Oranje Nassau (ON.3)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Captain
Awarded on:
January 1st, 1949
"In recognition of services in Operational Minesweeping and in Mine and Bomb Disposal since the end of the War."
Mentioned in Dispatches
Rank:
Rear-Admiral
Awarded on:
January 1st, 1955
Companion of The Most Honourable Order of the Bath (CB)

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