Bennett ADAMS

ADAMS, Bennett

Service Number: 2863
Enlisted: 27 September 1916, Enlisted at Maryborough, QLD
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 49th Infantry Battalion
Born: Maryborough, Queensland, Australia, 28 September 1886
Home Town: Maryborough, Fraser Coast, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Queensland, Australia, 3 March 1963, aged 76 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Maryborough City Hall Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

27 Sep 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2863, 49th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Maryborough, QLD
27 Oct 1916: Involvement Private, 2863, 49th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '19' embarkation_place: Brisbane embarkation_ship: HMAT Marathon embarkation_ship_number: A74 public_note: ''
27 Oct 1916: Embarked Private, 2863, 49th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Marathon, Brisbane
16 Sep 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, 2863, 49th Infantry Battalion, Discharged at the 1st Military District

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Philip Adams and Elizabeth Adams nee Heppit of Maryborough, QLD

Husband of Mary Caroll Adams nee Lester of Charlotte Street, Kelvin Grove, QLD. Bennett and Mary married on 21 July 1911 in QLD

Commenced return to Australia on 19 June 1919 aboard HT Miltiades disembarking on 8 August 1919 at Sydney for onward travel to Brisbane

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal