Herbert Gerald ADAMS

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ADAMS, Herbert Gerald

Service Number: 5044
Enlisted: 4 February 1916, Blackboy Hill, Western Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Quindalup, Western Australia, 9 February 1896
Home Town: Busselton, Busselton, Western Australia
Schooling: Busselton State School, Western Australia
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Died of wounds, Norfolk, England, 27 September 1917, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Norwich Cemetery, Norfolk
54 699 INSCRIPTION TRUE & FAITHFUL TO THOSE HE LOVED OUR DARLING SON
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

4 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 5044, Blackboy Hill, Western Australia
31 Mar 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 5044, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Shropshire, Fremantle
31 Mar 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 5044, 11th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
22 Sep 1917: Wounded Private, SN 5044, 11th Infantry Battalion, Menin Road, GSW (side)

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was 21 and the son of Henry Arthur and Frances Ellen Adams, of Yallingup, Western Australia. Born at Busselton, Western Australia.