Fred ADAMS

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ADAMS, Fred

Service Number: 7879
Enlisted: 7 September 1915, Goulburn, New South Wales
Last Rank: Gunner
Last Unit: 11th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Friskney,Lincolnshire, England, 1888
Home Town: Goulburn, Goulburn Mulwaree, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Engine Driver
Died: Died of wounds, Belgium, 11 June 1917
Cemetery: Westhof Farm Cemetery
Plot 11, Row B, Grave 19
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Gunning Anglican Church Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

7 Sep 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Goulburn, New South Wales
18 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 7879, 5th Field Artillery Brigade
18 Nov 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 7879, 5th Field Artillery Brigade , HMAT Persic, Sydney
11 Jun 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Gunner, SN 7879, 11th Field Artillery Brigade

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Biography

11 Field Artillery

Rank - Gunner

Son of William and Lizzie Ellen Adams, of Friskney Fen, Lincolnshire, England.

Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

His brother, Corporal  Cornelius Harry Adams [Harry C Adams on memorial] Service Number 241642 - 2/5th West Riding Regiment died of wounds 27th November 1917, aged 22 years.

Commemorated Orival Wood Cemetery, Flesquieres. II.B.13.