William Henry ADAMS


ADAMS, William Henry

Service Number: 7191
Enlisted: 2 January 1916, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 3rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Auburn , New South Wales, Australia, 1895
Home Town: Redfern, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Mortdale Public School, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Dairyman
Died: Killed in action, France, 22 June 1918
Cemetery: La Kreule Military Cemetery, Hazebrouck
Plot 1, Row F, Grave 6 Headstone inscription reads: He gave his life for his friends
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

2 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 7191, 3rd Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
10 May 1917: Involvement Private, SN 7191, 3rd Infantry Battalion
10 May 1917: Embarked Private, SN 7191, 3rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Clan McGillivray, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Samuel Adams and Ellen Adams of 191 Regent Street, Redfern, NSW.

Brother of Gertrude Livinia Adams, Florence B. Adams, Ada E.G. Adams, Arthur F. Adams, Walter H. Adams, Bertha Adams, Irene F.C. Adams, Rubina Maude Adams, Ernest S. Adams, Frederick G. Adams, Elsie M. Adams and Harold Adams

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal