Michael ADAMS

ADAMS, Michael

Service Number: 1129
Enlisted: 26 March 1915, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 20th Infantry Battalion
Born: Fife, Scotland, 1871
Home Town: Granville, Parramatta, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Insurance Agent
Died: Burwood, New South Wales, Australia, 26 May 1953, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Rookwood Cemetery & Crematorium
Roman Catholic Section M2, Row 15, Grave 3178 Commemorated with a plaque in the NSW Garden of Remembrance
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World War 1 Service

26 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1129, 20th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Liverpool, NSW
25 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, 1129, 20th Infantry Battalion
25 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, 1129, 20th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Berrima, Sydney
2 Oct 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, 1129, 20th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli, Gunshot wound to the head and invalided to England
13 Sep 1916: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, 1129, 20th Infantry Battalion, Discharged at the 2nd Military District medically unfit due to wounding (Gunshot wound to the head)

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Attestation paper states he was 40 years when he embarked for overseas but he may have been born during 1870-71

Husband of Euhemia Wallace Adams of Louis Street, Granville, NSW

Commenced return to Australia on 11 March 1916 aboard HT Suevic

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