William Hugh Henry ADAMS

ADAMS, William Hugh Henry

Service Number: 2570
Enlisted: 30 June 1916, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 4th Pioneer Battalion
Born: Northcote, Victoria, Australia, 1897
Home Town: Northcote, Darebin, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Blacksmith Assistant
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World War 1 Service

30 Jun 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2570, 2nd Pioneer Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
18 Sep 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2570, 2nd Pioneer Battalion
18 Sep 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2570, 2nd Pioneer Battalion, HMAT Karroo, Melbourne
29 Dec 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 4th Pioneer Battalion, From 2nd Pioneer Battalaion
5 Apr 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 2570, 4th Pioneer Battalion
16 Sep 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 2570, 4th Pioneer Battalion, Discharged at the 3rd Military District

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William Henry Adams of 18 Bower Street, Northcote South, Victoria

Commenced return to Australia on 15 June 1919 aboard Swakopmund disembarking on the 2 August 1919

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal