PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Adams, Ronald George Hinings (Service number: 76367)
Date of birth: December 31st, 1896 (Bromyard/Worcestershire, Great Britain)
Date of death:  March 28th, 1979
Nationality:  British
BIOGRAPHY: 
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.

Promotions:
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.

Career:
?: 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.
     
MENTIONED IN DESPATCHES
Rank: Temporary Squadron Leader
Awarded on: January 14th, 1944
 
     
OFFICER OF THE ORDER OF THE BRITISH EMPIRE (OBE)
Rank: Acting Wing Commander
Awarded on: January 1st, 1946
 
     
1939-1945 STAR
 
     
DEFENCE MEDAL 1939-1945
 
     
WAR MEDAL 1939-1945
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - 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
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