William ADAMS

ADAMS, William

Service Number: 642
Enlisted: 5 October 1914, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 15th Infantry Battalion
Born: Glasgow, Scotland, 1886
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Bookkkeeper/Ledgerkeeper
Died: Moonee Ponds, Victoria, Australia, 16 August 1964, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

5 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 642, 2nd Australian General Hospital: AIF, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
28 Nov 1914: Involvement Private, SN 642, 2nd Australian General Hospital: AIF
28 Nov 1914: Embarked Private, SN 642, 2nd Australian General Hospital: AIF, HMAT Kyarra, Sydney
8 Jul 1915: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 15th Infantry Battalion, From 2nd Australian General Hospital
5 Apr 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 15th Infantry Battalion
7 Aug 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 642, 15th Infantry Battalion, Multiple gunshot wounds
28 Jan 1918: Discharged AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 642, 15th Infantry Battalion, Discharged at 3rd Military District as wounded

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of David Adams and Maary Adams of Cameron Street, Davenport, NZ

Father of Kelvin Ronald Adams of St Kilda, Victoria

Commenced return to Australia on 21 July 1917

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal