Thomas Leslie ADAMS

ADAMS, Thomas Leslie

Service Number: 26388
Enlisted: 7 April 1916, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
Last Rank: Driver
Last Unit: 1st Divisional Ammunition Column
Born: Glebe, New South Wales, Australia, 1891
Home Town: Glebe, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Timekeeper
Died: New South Wales, Australia , 12 January 1939, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

7 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 26388, 7th Field Artillery Brigade, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
14 Sep 1916: Involvement Gunner, SN 26388, 7th Field Artillery Brigade
14 Sep 1916: Embarked Gunner, SN 26388, 7th Field Artillery Brigade, HMAT Mashobra, Sydney
29 May 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Driver, 1st Divisional Ammunition Column, From 7th Field artillery Brigade with the new rank of Driver
25 Sep 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Driver, SN 26388, 1st Divisional Ammunition Column, Discharged at the 2nd Military District

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Thomas Mark Adams and Martha Adams of Glebe, NSW

Husband of Effie Louisa H. Adams nee Trotman of 41 Wigram Road, Glebe Point, NSW. Thomas and Effie married during 1916 in Glebe area, NSW

Commenced return to Australia on 20 June 1919 aboard HT Konig Frederich August disembarking on 10 August 1919

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal. In 1935 while living at Balmain, NSW Thomas wrote to Base Records asking if they could assist in recovering his medals from his former wife