Hector ADAMS

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ADAMS, Hector

Service Number: 4703
Enlisted: 24 August 1917, Sydney, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 53rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Lasswade, Edinburgh, Scotland, December 1898
Home Town: Lithgow, Lithgow, New South Wales
Schooling: Lasswade Grammar School, Edinburgh, Scotland
Occupation: Miner & Blacksmith
Died: Killed in action, Mont St Quentin, Peronne, France, 1 September 1918
Cemetery: Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension
Plot 111, Row N, Grave 8
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lithgow War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

24 Aug 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sydney, New South Wales
31 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4703, 1st Pioneer Battalion
31 Oct 1917: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 4703, 1st Pioneer Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Sydney
1 Sep 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4703, 53rd Infantry Battalion
Date unknown: Involvement 53rd Infantry Battalion, Fromelles (Fleurbaix)

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Biography

1 Pioneer Btn

Rank - Private

2 January 1918 - Transferred to 53 Btn

1 April 1918 - Proceeded to France

4 April 1918 - Arrived at Calais

Also served in cadets

Robert and Elizabeth Davidson Adams, Main Street, Lithgow, New South Wales