Thomas Henry ADAMS

ADAMS, Thomas Henry

Service Number: 3358
Enlisted: 4 December 1916, Enlisted at Adelaide, SA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 50th Infantry Battalion
Born: Widness, Lancashire, England, 1882
Home Town: Whyalla (Formerly Hummock's Hill), Whyalla, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Iron Worker
Died: 19 December 1939, cause of death not yet discovered, place of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Whyalla WW1 War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

4 Dec 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3358, 50th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Adelaide, SA
10 Feb 1917: Involvement Private, SN 3358, 50th Infantry Battalion
10 Feb 1917: Embarked Private, SN 3358, 50th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Bee, Adelaide
16 Oct 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 3358, 50th Infantry Battalion, Gunshot wound to the head
11 Aug 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 3358, 50th Infantry Battalion, Second occasion. Gassed
30 Mar 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 3358, 50th Infantry Battalion, Discharged at the 4th Military District

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Address at the time of enlistment was Hummock's Hill, SA (now Whyalla, SA)

Husband of Mary Adams formerly Brugess nee Newell of 108 Sussex Street, Lower Broughton, Manchester, England. Thomas and Mary married on 25 February 1908 in St Silas Church, Liverpool, England. J.M. Kinney officiated

Commenced return to Australia on 15 January 1919 aboard HT City of Exeter disembarking on 25 February 1919

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Served his apprenticeship for Ironwork with Widness Foundry Company, England

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