William Herbert Hickson ADAMS

ADAMS, William Herbert Hickson

Service Numbers: 65936, 65938
Enlisted: 28 August 1917, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 4th Infantry Battalion
Born: Alberton, South Australia, 11 January 1895
Home Town: Port Adelaide, Port Adelaide Enfield, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Mercer
Died: Victor Harbor, South Australia, 9 September 1951, aged 56 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

28 Aug 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 65936, 16th to 27th Reinforcements (NSW), Enlisted at Port Adelaide, SA
28 Aug 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Adelaide, South Australia
4 Sep 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 65938, 16th to 27th Reinforcements (NSW), --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '20' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Bakara embarkation_ship_number: A41 public_note: ''
4 Sep 1918: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 65936, Embarked on H.M.A.T. Bakara at Sydney, NSW
4 Sep 1918: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 65938, 16th to 27th Reinforcements (NSW), HMAT Bakara, Sydney
14 Nov 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, 4th Infantry Battalion, From reinforcements
Date unknown: Wounded 65936, 4th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of John Herbert Leslie Adams and Augusta Kate Adams nee Skinner of Port Adelaide.

Husband of Mabel Elizabeth Adams nee Hooper of Murray Bridge, SA. William and Mabel were married on the 30 January 1915  in St Andrew Church, Walkerville, SA

Father of Margaret Elizabeth Adams, Joan Mabel Augusta Adams and John Willam Adams

Commenced return to Australia on 31 May 1919 aboard HT Aeneas disembarking on the 12 July 1919 at Melbourne for onward travel to Adelaide

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal