Richard James ADAMS


ADAMS, Richard James

Service Numbers: 3348, 3348A
Enlisted: 13 November 1916, Enlisted at Cootamundra, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 35th Infantry Battalion
Born: Melbourne Victoria, Australia, 1890
Home Town: Farley, Maitland Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Camberwell, Victoria, Australia, 13 January 1939, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

13 Nov 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3348, 54th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Cootamundra, NSW
24 Jan 1917: Involvement Private, SN 3348, 54th Infantry Battalion
24 Jan 1917: Embarked Private, SN 3348, 54th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Anchises, Sydney
28 Apr 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 62nd Infantry Battalion, From 54th Battalion in England
1 Sep 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 35th Infantry Battalion, From 62nd Battalion in France
3 Dec 1918: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 3348A, 35th Infantry Battalion, Discharged at the 2nd Military District as medically unfit due to Pneumonia

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Address at the time of enlistment was Farley, NSW

Son of Richard Adams and Alice Catherine Adams nee Jarvis of 59 Alexander Street, West Footcray, NSW

Commenced return to Australia on 8 April 1918 aboard HT Dunluce Castle

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal