Clement Ramsay ADAM

Badge Number: S6810, Sub Branch: State

ADAM, Clement Ramsay

Service Number: 20535
Enlisted: 28 December 1917
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: Australian Army Medical Corps (2/AIF)
Born: Kent Town, Norwood, South Australia, 17 October 1897
Home Town: Rose Park, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Commonwealth Bank Clerk
Died: Norwood, South Australia, 30 November 1965, aged 68 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: AIF Cemetery, West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide
Section- Kendrew Oval,Row 24, Site No 16
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World War 1 Service

28 Dec 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 20535, Australian Army Medical Corps (2/AIF)
6 Aug 1918: Involvement Private, SN 20535, Army Medical Corps (AIF)
6 Aug 1918: Embarked Private, SN 20535, Army Medical Corps (AIF), SS Gaika, Adelaide
11 Nov 1918: Involvement SN 20535
11 Feb 1920: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 20535, Australian Army Medical Corps (2/AIF), Returned to Australia on 18th January, 1920 on ship Shropshire

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Clement Ramsay ADAM was born on 17th October, 1897 in Kent Town, Norwood, South Australia to Frederick John ADAM and Elizabeth GILES

He had previous service with the cadets for 4 years & 2 yrs with the Citizen forces - He joined the Australian Army Medical Corp on 28th December, 1917 and embarked with the General Reinforcement of the AAMC on the ship S.S. Gaika on 6th August, 1918 - disembarked in London on 13th October, 1918

Clement embarked on 2nd December, 1919 on the ship Shropshire to return to Australia and arrived on 18th January, 1920 - he was discharged on 11th February, 1920 - he was awarded the British War Medal

On 4th February 1926 he married Cora Isabel COOPER at St Benedicts Church, Minlaton, South Australia - they divorced in 1951

He died on 30th November, 1965 aged 69 years , late of Norwood, SA and is buried in West Terrace AIF Cemetery