John Henry Cay ADAMS

ADAMS, John Henry Cay

Service Number: 79
Enlisted: 15 February 1915, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Sapper
Last Unit: 1st Australian Wireless Squadron
Born: Stanley, Tasmania, Australia, 1892
Home Town: Launceston, Launceston, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Seaman
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World War 1 Service

15 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 79, 21st Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne, Victoria
10 May 1915: Embarked Private, 79, 24th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne
10 May 1915: Involvement Private, 79, 24th Infantry Battalion
4 Oct 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 1st Australian Wireless Squadron, From 21st Battalion
2 Apr 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Sapper, Royal Australian Signals Corps
31 Aug 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Sapper, Royal Australian Signals Corps, Multiple wounds shrapnel wounds to head, back and left thigh. invalided to England on the 8 September 1918
13 May 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Sapper, 79, 1st Australian Wireless Squadron, Discharged at the 6th Military District

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Annie Henderson Smith formerly Adams of Wellington Road, Launceston, Tasmania

Returned to Australia on 21 January 1919aboard HT Delta

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