Arthur ADKINS

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ADKINS, Arthur

Service Number: 5658
Enlisted: 21 March 1916, Perth Western Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 16th Infantry Battalion
Born: Buckinghamshire, England, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Subiaco, Nedlands, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Bricklayer
Died: Killed in action, Belgium, 12 June 1917, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)*, West Subiaco Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

21 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Perth Western Australia
18 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 5658, 16th Infantry Battalion
18 Jul 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 5658, 16th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Bee, Fremantle
Date unknown: Involvement 16th Infantry Battalion, Pozières

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Biography

 

16 Battalion

Rank - Private

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Husband of Mabel Louisa Adkins, of 169, Lake St., Perth, Western Australia. Adopted daughter, Jackson Jessie May Bannister