Richard Winstanley ADAMS

ADAMS, Richard Winstanley

Service Number: 2
Enlisted: 13 December 1915, Gunnedah, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 34th Infantry Battalion
Born: Narrabri, New South Wales, Australia, 1893
Home Town: Gunnedah, Gunnedah, New South Wales
Schooling: Narrabri Public School, New South Wales
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, Messines, Belgium, 7 June 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Gunnedah Cenotaph, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

13 Dec 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Gunnedah, New South Wales
2 May 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 2, 34th Infantry Battalion
2 May 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 2, 34th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Richard Winstanley ADAMS was born in Narrabri, NSW in 1893

His parents were Richard Winstanley ADAMS & Charlotte GLEESON who married in Narrabri in 1887


34 Battalion

Rank - Private

23 June 1916 Disembarked Plymouth, England

21 November 1916 Embarked Southampton to join the British Expeditionary Force

Son of Richard Winstanley and C. Adams of Gunnedah, New South Wales