Norman William ADAMS

ADAMS, Norman William

Service Numbers: 4126, 4126A
Enlisted: 19 July 1915, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 3rd Pioneer Battalion
Born: Wandong, Victoria, Australia, 1891
Home Town: Burnley, Yarra, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Signwriter
Died: Victoria, Australia, June 1950, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Hackney St Peter's College Honour Board, Wandong War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

19 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 4126, 7th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
29 Dec 1915: Involvement Private, 4126, 7th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '9' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Demosthenes embarkation_ship_number: A64 public_note: ''
29 Dec 1915: Embarked Private, 4126, 7th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Demosthenes, Melbourne
17 Jan 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 3rd Pioneer Battalion, At Rouen. Re-allocated number 4126A
1 May 1919: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 3rd Pioneer Battalion
3 Nov 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Corporal, 4126A, 3rd Pioneer Battalion, Discharged at 3rd Military District

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Registered birth name was William Noman Francis Adams. Son of William Affleck Adams and Elizabeth Evans Adams nee Davis of Wandong, Victoria

Husband of Lilian May Adams nee Tucker of 78 Bendigo Street, Burnley, Victoria. Norman and Lilian married in Victoria during 1913 with Lilian passing away during 1924

Returned to Australia on 11 September 1919 aboard HT Valencia

Husband of Amelia Janet Adams nee Wyatt whom he married on 31 July 1926 and was residing at Petersen Street, Highett, Victoria in 1956

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal