James (Andrew James) ADAMS

ADAMS, James (Andrew James)

Service Number: 2274
Enlisted: 4 September 1916, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 14th Infantry Battalion
Born: Brunswick, Victoria, Australia, 24 May 1892
Home Town: Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Brunswick South State School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Potter
Died: Pascoe Vale, Victoria, Australia, 1974, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Fawkner Memorial Park Cemetery, Victoria
Service held on 19 June 1974. Ashes mailed to two differnet Cemeteries
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World War 1 Service

4 Sep 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2274, 39th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
20 Oct 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2274, 39th Infantry Battalion
20 Oct 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2274, 39th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Port Lincoln, Melbourne
8 May 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 14th Infantry Battalion, rom 39th Battalion
5 Jul 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 2274, 14th Infantry Battalion
9 Apr 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 2274, 14th Infantry Battalion, Discharged at the 3rd Militray District as medically unfit

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Andrew James Adams and Mary Ann Adams nee Corrie of East Brunswick, Victoria

Next of kin given as a friend Bella Phillips of 497 Drimmond Street, Carlton, Victoria

Commenced return to Australia on 15 Janauary 1919 aboard S.S. City of Exeter disembarking on the 2 March 1919

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal