George Ernest ADAMS

ADAMS, George Ernest

Service Number: 3756
Enlisted: 7 September 1915, Enlisted at Brisbane, QLD
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 3 Australian Railway Company
Born: Essex, England, 1894
Home Town: Laidley, Lockyer Valley, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Groom
Memorials: Laidley Memorial Park Gates
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World War 1 Service

7 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3756, 25th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Brisbane, QLD
2 Apr 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 49th Infantry Battalion, From the 25th Battalion
31 Oct 1916: Involvement Private, SN 3756, 25th Infantry Battalion
31 Oct 1916: Embarked Private, SN 3756, 25th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wandilla, Brisbane
14 Feb 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Sapper, 1st Australian Light Railway Operating Company, From the 49th Battalion and with the rank of Sapper
5 Nov 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 3756, 3 Australian Railway Company, Shell wound to the left arm
22 Sep 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Sapper, 3 Australian Railway Company
17 Dec 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 3756, 3 Australian Railway Company, Discharged at the 1st Military District

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia on 12 August 1912

Son of James Adams of 2 Grove Cottages, Henley Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, England

Commenced return to Australia on 3 September 1919 aboard HT Euripides disembarking on the 25 Occtober 1919

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal