Robert William Wyllie ADAM

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ADAM, Robert William Wyllie

Service Number: 1901
Enlisted: 3 February 1915, Beverley, Western Australia
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Perth, Western Australia, 1890
Home Town: Katanning, Western Australia
Schooling: East Molesey Preparatory School and Rugby School House, England
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Died of wounds, Pozières, France, 26 July 1916
Cemetery: Villers-Bretonneux Memorial
No known grave
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Beverley St Mary's Anglican Church Lynch Gate, Beverley War Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)*
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World War 1 Service

3 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1901, Beverley, Western Australia
29 Apr 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1901, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Fremantle
29 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1901, 11th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
16 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1901, 11th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC Gallipoli
23 Jul 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 1901, 11th Infantry Battalion, Pozières
26 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 1901, 11th Infantry Battalion, Pozières

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Biography

11 Battalion

Rank - Sergeant

27 December 1915 - Promoted to Corporal

5 June 1916 - Promoted to Sergeant

15 June 1916 - Wounded in action

1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Robertlong with three others was recommended for a Military Medal for conspicuous gallantry. During an intense bombardment by the enemy on the front line defences they showed great resource and courage and immediately the bombardment was lifted off the parapet, occupied the debris and by fire prevented a raiding party from destroying important underground works in the line.'
Not awarded

Son of Jane Emily Adam, The Mount Heath Street, Hampstead, England

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