Robert Black ADAMS

ADAMS, Robert Black

Service Number: 2456
Enlisted: 29 December 1915, Liverpool, New South Wales
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 7th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Napier, New Zealand, 22 April 1894
Home Town: Alexandria, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Taradale Public School
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Natural causes (heart attack), Napier, New Zealand, 25 April 1948, aged 54 years
Cemetery: Taradale Cemetrey, Napier, N.Z.
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World War 1 Service

29 Dec 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 2456, Liverpool, New South Wales
26 Apr 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 2456, 7th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '2' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Port Macquarie embarkation_ship_number: A39 public_note: ''
26 Apr 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 2456, 7th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Port Macquarie, Sydney
11 Dec 1916: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, 2456, 7th Light Horse Regiment

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Biography contributed by Jeff Adams

Post war (1925) was the Light house keeper at Watsons Bay

He was in hospital in New Zealand on Anzac Day and asked to be wheeled onto the verandah to see the Anzac Parade.

Evidently the stress brought on a heart attack and he died.