ADAMS, Edwin

Service Number: 4352
Enlisted: 23 July 1915, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 21st Infantry Battalion
Born: Greenwich, England, 1876
Home Town: Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Railway Employee
Died: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1942, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

23 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 4352, 21st Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
29 Mar 1916: Involvement Private, 4352, 21st Infantry Battalion
29 Mar 1916: Embarked Private, 4352, 21st Infantry Battalion, RMS Orontes, Melbourne
4 Oct 1916: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, 4352, 21st Infantry Battalion, Discharged at the third Military District as medically unfit due to corns and knee

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Henry Adams and Emily Adams nee Grant of Grenwich, England

Next of kin given as his brother Harry Adams of Stratford, London, England

Commenced return to Australia on 10 July 1916 aboard HT Clan MacGillivray

Medal: British War Medal

Previously served in the Royal Garrsion Artillery