Harcourt ADAMS

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ADAMS, Harcourt

Service Number: 2496
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 15th Infantry Battalion
Born: Glamorgan, Tas., 8 August 1890
Home Town: Hobart, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Seafaring
Died: Killed in action, France, 9 August 1916, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Villers-Bretonneux Memorial
Memorials: Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)*
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World War 1 Service

17 Jul 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2496, 15th Infantry Battalion, Pozières
17 Jul 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2496, 15th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Orsova, Melbourne

War Service

Born 08 August 1890 in Glamorgan, Tasmania.
Son of Frederick ADAMS & Alice nee QUINN
Of 43 Smith St, Hobart, Tasmania
Occupation prior to enlisting: Seafaring
Enlisted: 10 June 1915
Embarkation: 17 July 1915 from Melbourne per ‘Orsova’
Age: 24 years
Served in Egypt, Gallipoli & France
Killed in Action at Pozieres, France on 9 August 1916
Aged 26 years
Commemorated Villers-Bretonneux Memorial

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Biography

Son of Frederick ADAMS and Alice nee QUINN