Arthur ADAMS

ADAMS, Arthur

Service Number: 1667
Enlisted: 6 July 1915, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 14th Infantry Battalion
Born: North Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1896
Home Town: South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
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World War 1 Service

6 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1667, 29th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
29 Oct 1915: Involvement Private, 1667, 29th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '16' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Demosthenes embarkation_ship_number: A64 public_note: ''
29 Oct 1915: Embarked Private, 1667, 29th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Demosthenes, Melbourne
4 Mar 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 14th Infantry Battalion, From 29th Battalion
11 Apr 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, 1667, 14th Infantry Battalion, Severe gunshot wound
25 Aug 1918: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 14th Infantry Battalion, In France
10 Jul 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 1667, 14th Infantry Battalion, Discharged at the 3rd Military District

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Arthur Edward Adams and Annie Adams nee Young of 32 Simmons Street, South Yarra, Victoria

Commenced return to Australia on 5 April 1919 aboard HT Armagh disembarking on 15 May 1919

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also did three years compulsary training with the Citizen Militay Forces