Silas ADAMS

ADAMS, Silas

Service Number: 1612
Enlisted: 3 February 1916, Enlisted at Dubbo, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 53rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Orange, New South Wales, Australia, 1893
Home Town: Dubbo, Dubbo Municipality, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer Labourer
Died: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia , 28 December 1969, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Woronora General Cemetery and Crematorium, N.S.W.
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World War 1 Service

3 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1612, 54th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Dubbo, NSW
14 Apr 1916: Involvement Private, SN 1612, 54th Infantry Battalion
14 Apr 1916: Embarked Private, SN 1612, 54th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Sydney
7 Aug 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 53rd Infantry Battalion, From 54th Battalion
28 Apr 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 66th Infantry Battalion, From 53rd Battalion
30 Jul 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 1612, 53rd Infantry Battalion, Gunshot wound to the right leg fracturing femur and invalided to England
2 Oct 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 53rd Infantry Battalion, From the 66th Battalion
17 Jul 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 1612, 53rd Infantry Battalion, Discharged at the 2nd Military District

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William Thomas Adams and Edith Matilda Adams nee Boots of Sandy Creek, Dubbo, NSW

Commenced return to Australia on 15 January 1919 aboard HT City of Exeter diswmbarking on the 6 March 1919

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal