Henry Joseph ADAMS

ADAMS, Henry Joseph

Service Number: 3542
Enlisted: 3 August 1915, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: Australian Army Medical Corps WW1
Born: Melbourne Victoria, Australia, 1897
Home Town: Burnley, Yarra, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Miner
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World War 1 Service

3 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 3542, 7th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
11 Oct 1915: Involvement Private, 3542, 7th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '9' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Nestor embarkation_ship_number: A71 public_note: ''
11 Oct 1915: Embarked Private, 3542, 7th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Nestor, Melbourne
24 Feb 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 59th Infantry Battalion, From 7th Battalion
15 Mar 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 60th Infantry Battalion, From 59th Battalion
19 Jul 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, 3542, 60th Infantry Battalion, Shrapnel wound to the right leg and invalided to England on 22 July 1916
19 Apr 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, Australian Army Medical Corps WW1, From 60th Battalion in England
18 Mar 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, 3542, Discharged at 3rd Military District as medically unfit due to Oedema on the right leg

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Fanny Adams of 90 Stawell Street, Burnley, Victoria

Commenced return to Australia 12 December 1918 disembarking on 1 February 1919

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal