William Edgar ADAMS

ADAMS, William Edgar

Service Number: 3101
Enlisted: 3 October 1916, Enlisted at Singleton, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 53rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Singleton, New South Wales, Australia, 1895
Home Town: Singleton, Northumberland, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Dairy Farmer
Died: West Maitland, New South Wales, Australia, 22 July 1937, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: East Maitland Cemetery, New South Wales, Australia
Anglican Portion, Row 19
Memorials: Singleton War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

3 Oct 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 3101, 53rd Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Singleton, NSW
11 Nov 1916: Involvement Private, 3101, 53rd Infantry Battalion
11 Nov 1916: Embarked Private, 3101, 53rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Suevic, Sydney
17 Aug 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 63rd Infantry Battalion, From 53rd Battalion
2 Oct 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 53rd Infantry Battalion, From 63rd Battalion
16 Sep 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, 3101, 53rd Infantry Battalion, Discharged at the 2nd Military District

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Edgar Adams and Edith Mary Smith formerly Adams of 'Carrowbrook', Singleton, NSW

Husband of Vera Maud Adams nee Compton. William and Vera married in West Maitland during 1922

Commenced return to Australia on 23 June 1919 aboard HT Orita disembarking on the 9 August 1919

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal