Ernest William ADAMS

ADAMS, Ernest William

Service Number: 9964
Enlisted: 6 January 1916, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 9th Field Ambulance
Born: Woollahra, New South Wales, Australia, 14 December 1895
Home Town: Bondi, Waverley, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Plumber
Died: New South Wales, Australia , 10 April 1979, aged 83 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Northern Suburbs Memorial Gardens and Crematorium, NSW
East Terrace, Wall 1
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World War 1 Service

6 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 9964, 2nd Australian General Hospital: AIF, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
31 Mar 1916: Involvement Private, SN 9964, 2nd Australian General Hospital: AIF
31 Mar 1916: Embarked Private, SN 9964, 2nd Australian General Hospital: AIF, HMAT Port Melbourne, Sydney
31 Mar 1916: Embarked Private, SN 9964, 2nd Australian General Hospital: AIF, HMAT Star of Victoria, Sydney
31 Mar 1916: Involvement Private, SN 9964, 2nd Australian General Hospital: AIF
9 May 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 6th Field Ambulance, From 2nd Australian General Hospital
3 Nov 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 9th Field Ambulance, From the 6th Field Ambulance
1 Oct 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, 9th Field Ambulance, Gassed
13 Oct 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 9964, 9th Field Ambulance, Discharged at the 2nd Military District

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Arthur John Adams amd Mary Ann nee Ford Adams of 'Oaklea', Ocean Street, Bondi, NSW.

During 1925 Ernest married Ruth Evelyn  Silcock in the Manly area, NSW

Commenced return to Australia on 5 July 1919 aboard HT Port Melbourne disembaking on 20 August 1919

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Served his apprenticeship with Pattison & Co of Sydney, NSW

Previously served in the Senior Cadets