Gilbert Waynflete ADAMS

ADAMS, Gilbert Waynflete

Service Numbers: Not yet discovered
Enlisted: 1 August 1915
Last Rank: Not yet discovered
Last Unit: 13th Infantry Battalion
Born: Hobart, Tasmania, 28 April 1885
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Hutchins School Hobart & University of Tasmania
Occupation: Surveyor & draftsman
Died: Mosman, NSW, 10 November 1967, aged 82 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

1 Aug 1915: Enlisted
13 Oct 1915: Involvement 13th Infantry Battalion
13 Oct 1915: Embarked 13th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Port Lincoln, Sydney

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Biography

Gilbert Waynflete ADAMS was born on 28th April, 1885 in Hobart, Tasmania

His parents were Robert Patten ADAMS and Kate HUSTON

ARTICLE and PHOTO of his father

http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/adams-robert-patten-2868 (adb.anu.edu.au)

Gilbert enlisted in 1915 with the 13th Battalion - unit embarked from Sydney on HMAT Port Lincoln on 13th October, 1915

He had previous service with the Australian Garrison Artillery & the Australian Intelligence Corp.

MORE INFO on his Service and Promotions to Lieutenant

https://www.aif.adfa.edu.au/showPerson?pid=837 (www.aif.adfa.edu.au)

He returned to Australia on 12th September, 1917

Gilbert had married Blanche ARTHUR in 1912 in Sydney before he enlisted - Blanche died in 1923 and he remarried in 1925 to Isabella CARLILE

He died on 10th November, 1967 - late of Mosman and is buried in Macquarie Park Cemetery in North Ryde - Church of England section, Row F14, Plot 0045

Link to ACT Memorial site

http://www.memorial.act.gov.au/person.php?id=2872 (www.memorial.act.gov.au)

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