George Carse ADAMS

ADAMS, George Carse

Service Numbers: 61344, 61344
Enlisted: 18 April 1918, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 4th Motor Transport Company
Born: Edinburgh, Scotland, 7 April 1896
Home Town: Surrey Hills, Whitehorse, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Grocer
Died: Surrey Hills, Victoria, Australia, 1965, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Box Hill General Cemetery, Victoria
Portion B, Row NS 0253
Memorials: The Shrine
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World War 1 Service

18 Apr 1918: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 61344, 1st to 17th (VIC) Reinforcements, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
31 Aug 1918: Embarked Private, SN 61344, 1st to 17th (VIC) Reinforcements, HMAT Barambah, Melbourne
31 Aug 1918: Involvement Private, SN 61344, 1st to 17th (VIC) Reinforcements
14 Nov 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 14th Infantry Battalion, From 1st to 17th Victorian Re-inforcements
2 Feb 1919: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 6th Motor Transport Company, From 14th Battalion
24 May 1919: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 4th Motor Transport Company, From the 6th Motor Transport Company including a brief time when with the graves detachment
20 Mar 1920: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 61344, 4th Motor Transport Company, Discharged at the 3rd Military District

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Henry Adams and Isabella Adams nee Gordon of Montrose Street, Surrey Hills, Victoria. Brother of Gordon Adams who served with the 14th Battalion.

Husband of Elinor Adams nee Williams. George and Elinor married in Victoria during 1928

Commenced return to Australia on 5 January 1920 aboard HT Cape Verde disembarking on the 26 February1920

Medal: British War Medal