John ADAMS

ADAMS, John

Service Number: 590
Enlisted: 13 March 1915, Enlisted at Perth, WA
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 7th Machine Gun Company
Born: Newburgh, Scotland, 1888
Home Town: Perth, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Plumber
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World War 1 Service

13 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 590, 28th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Perth, WA
29 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 590, 28th Infantry Battalion
29 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 590, 28th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Fremantle
2 Mar 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 7th Machine Gun Company, From 28th Battalion
3 Mar 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 7th Machine Gun Company
10 Sep 1917: Discharged AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 590, 7th Machine Gun Company, Discharged at 5th Military District as medically unfit due to varicose veins

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Annie Adams of 31 High Street, Newburh, Fifeshire, Scotland

Commenced return to Australia on 10 May 1917 aboard HT Runic for home service due to varicose veins disembarking at Fremantle, WA on 26 June 1917

In April 1967 he was residng at 4/29 McCourt Street, Lakemba, NSW