William James ADAMS

ADAMS, William James

Service Number: 1285
Enlisted: 6 September 1914, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Last Rank: Driver
Last Unit: 2nd Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Devizes, Wiltshire, England, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Prahran, Stonnington, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Driver
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 19 May 1915, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Beach Cemetery - ANZAC Cove
Plot I, Row F, Grave 6 , Beach Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

6 Sep 1914: Enlisted Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
20 Oct 1914: Involvement Driver, 1285, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade , ANZAC / Gallipoli
20 Oct 1914: Embarked Driver, 1285, 2nd Field Artillery Brigade , HMAT Shropshire, Melbourne

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2 Field Artillery

Served 6 years in the Royal Navy

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Son of Thomas and Mary Briderwell Adams. William James Adams' wife Henrietta Mary Adams died in Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria, 10 June 1920 and father of Eunice Alexandra Adams and Nancy Wilhemina Adams