Leonard Claude ADAMS

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ADAMS, Leonard Claude

Service Number: NX12376
Enlisted: 29 April 1940, Rutherford Camp, New South Wales
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 2nd/13th Infantry Battalion
Born: Inverell, New South Wales, 1 January 1913
Home Town: Inverell, Inverell, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in Action, Egypt, 6 March 1941, aged 28 years
Cemetery: Benghazi War Cemetery, Libya
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

29 Apr 1940: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Lieutenant, SN NX12376, Rutherford Camp, New South Wales
6 Mar 1941: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Lieutenant, SN NX12376, 2nd/13th Infantry Battalion, Libya/North Africa

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"...NX12376 Lieutenant Leonard Claude Adams, 2/13 Battalion, on a camel. Lt Adams, of Inverell, New South Wales, enlisted on 29 April 1940. Lt Adams was killed in action at Egypt on 6 March 1941, aged 28 years old. Several items belonging to Lt Adams are also held in the National Collection of the Australian War Memorial." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)