Albert ADAMS


ADAMS, Albert

Service Number: 3876
Enlisted: 28 August 1915, Enlisted at Holsworthy, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 53rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Tumbarumba, New South Wales, Australia, June 1897
Home Town: Laurel Hill, Tumbarumba, New South Wales
Schooling: Laurel Hill Public School, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, France, 25 October 1916
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Batlow War Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

28 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3876, 1st Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Holsworthy, NSW
11 Dec 1915: Involvement Private, SN 3876, 1st Infantry Battalion
11 Dec 1915: Embarked Private, SN 3876, 1st Infantry Battalion, RMS Mooltan, Sydney
29 Mar 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 13th Infantry Battalion, From the 1st Battalion
26 May 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 53rd Infantry Battalion, From the 13th Battalion
25 Oct 1916: Involvement Private, SN 3876, 53rd Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William Henry and Elizabeth Adams of Laurel Hill, near Batlow, NSW

 Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal