Reginald Charles ADAMS

ADAMS, Reginald Charles

Service Number: 3226
Enlisted: 15 July 1915, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 59th Infantry Battalion
Born: Truro, Cornwall, England, 1889
Home Town: Shepparton, Greater Shepparton, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Orchardist
Died: Bendigo, Victoria, Australia, 12 March 1976, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Kangaroo Flat Cemetery, Victoria
Interred on 15 March 1976. Lawn 5, Grave 5505
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World War 1 Service

15 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 3226, 7th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
11 Oct 1915: Involvement Private, 3226, 7th Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '9' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Nestor embarkation_ship_number: A71 public_note: ''
11 Oct 1915: Embarked Private, 3226, 7th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Nestor, Melbourne
24 Feb 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 59th Infantry Battalion, From the 7th Battalion
19 Jul 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, 3226, 59th Infantry Battalion, Wound to the left shoulder
9 Jul 1917: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, 3226, 59th Infantry Battalion, Discharged at the 3rd Military District as medically unfit due to chronic rheumatism

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

His record appears on search as Richard Charles Adams.

Next of kin given as a friend John Kiely Armona, Victoria 

Commenced return to Australia on 17 March1917 aboard HT Beltana disembarking on the 12 May 1917

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