Arthur Talbot Scott ADAMS MM

ADAMS, Arthur Talbot Scott

Service Number: 752
Enlisted: 15 February 1914, Liverpool, New South Wales
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 12th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Cooma, New South Wales, 31 May 1885
Home Town: Boggabri, Narrabri, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Station Manager
Died: Natural causes, Strathfield, New South Wales, 31 October 1968, aged 83 years
Cemetery: Rookwood Cemetery & Crematorium
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World War 1 Service

15 Feb 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 752, Liverpool, New South Wales
25 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 752, 12th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Ceramic, Sydney
25 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 752, 12th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
29 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 752, 1st Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
19 Jul 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Sergeant, 12th Light Horse Regiment
9 Mar 1918: Promoted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 12th Light Horse Regiment
1 Jun 1918: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 12th Light Horse Regiment
21 Aug 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 12th Light Horse Regiment

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Arthur Talbot Scott ADAMS was born on 31st May, 1885 in Cooma, NSW

His parents were James Henry ADAMS and Elizabeth J SCOTT

He enlisted in Feb. 1914 with the 12th Light Horse Regiment  - Unit embarked from Sydney on HMAT Ceramic on 25th June, 1915

Further information about his service and promotions to Lieutenant  & info on his Military Medal are detailed in the following link (

He returned to Australia on 15th May, 1919 and married Ann D KINLOCH in 1921 in Narrandera NSW 

Arthur died on 31st October 1968 late of Strathfield & formerly of Leeton NSW -  His funeral left St Davids Church, Strathfield on 1st November for Rookwood Crematorium

He received the Military Medal, on 31st October 1917 for gallantry and devotion to duty for the final assault on Beersheba. & also the 1914-15 Star, British War Medal & the Victory Medal