William ADAMS

ADAMS, William

Service Number: 6949
Enlisted: 17 October 1916, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: Australian Veterinary Hospital
Born: Manchester, England, 1895
Home Town: Footscray, Maribyrnong, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Gardener
Died: Brighton, Victoria, Australia, 10 August 1963, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

17 Oct 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 6949, 7th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
23 Nov 1916: Embarked Private, 6949, 7th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Melbourne
23 Nov 1916: Involvement Private, 6949, 7th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '9' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Hororata embarkation_ship_number: A20 public_note: ''
28 Apr 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 67th Infantry Battalion (WW1), From 7th Battalion
1 Sep 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 37th Infantry Battalion, From 67th Battalion
25 Oct 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, Australian Veterinary Hospital, From 37th Battalion
9 Aug 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, 6949, Australian Veterinary Hospital, Discharged at the 3rd Military District

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Address at the time of enlistment was 46 Geelong Road, Footscray, Victoria

Son of William Adams and Lillian Adams nee Roland of 20 Woodchurch Road, Prenton, Birkenhead, England

Commenced return to Australia on 20 May 1919 aboard HT Nestor disembarking on the 2 July 1919

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal