- Second World War (1939-1945)
- Acting Flight Lieutenant
- No. 427 (Lion) Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force
- Awarded on:
- October 13th, 1944
"This officer has completed twenty-six operational bombing sorties against the enemy, nineteen of which have been on major targets. Flight Lieutenant Adams is the Gunnery Leader for the squadron and his work in general is of an excellent calibre. His co-operation, coolness and devotion to duty have been an outstanding example not only to his crew, but to the entire squadron."