Robert ADAMS

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ADAMS, Robert

Service Number: 6229
Enlisted: 10 March 1916, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 4th Infantry Battalion
Born: 1896, place not yet discovered
Home Town: Redfern, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Glass Blower
Died: Died of wounds, Belgium, 6 November 1917
Cemetery: Ypres Reservoir Cemetery
Plot 1, Row 1, Grave 93 Headstone inscription reads: He gave his live for his country
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

10 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 6229, 4th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
9 Sep 1916: Involvement Private, SN 6229, 4th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
9 Sep 1916: Embarked Private, SN 6229, 4th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Sydney
2 Mar 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 6229, 4th Infantry Battalion, Wounds to the face and left arm. Embarked for England on the 6 March 1917

Vietnam War Service

5 Apr 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 6229, 4th Infantry Battalion, At 2nd Field Ambulance

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Address at the time of enlistment was 193 Elizabeth Street, Redfern, NSW

Next of kin given as his step sister Vera Burns of 'Kia Ora' of Auburn, NSW

Rosina Anderson of 13 Rowe Street, St Peters, NSW was named as beneficiary in Robert's will

 Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal