John Alfred ADAMS


ADAMS, John Alfred

Service Number: 808
Enlisted: 22 November 1915, Enlisted at Brisbane, QLD
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 41st Infantry Battalion
Born: Gladstone, Queensland, Australia, 5 January 1891
Home Town: Moree, Moree Plains, New South Wales
Schooling: Howall, Public School, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Farrier
Died: Died of wounds - head, 44th Casualty Clearing Station, Belgium, 6 October 1917, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Nine Elms British Cemetery
Plot 1V, Row 1, Grave 1 Headstone inscription reads: Beloved son of Mr. & Mrs. Frank Adams Mores, N.S.W. Note: Mores maybe a misprint and possibly should read Moree
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World War 1 Service

22 Nov 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 808, 41st Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Brisbane, QLD
18 May 1916: Involvement Private, SN 808, 41st Infantry Battalion
18 May 1916: Embarked Private, SN 808, 41st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Demosthenes, Sydney
4 Oct 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 808, 41st Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres, Wound to the forehead

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Birth name registered as John Alfred Adams. At the time of enlisting he was residing in Bisbane, QLD

Son of Francis Adams and Nora Adams nee Healy of Balo Street, Moree, NSW. Brother of William Henry Adams who served with the 2nd Signal

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal