Amos Arthur ADAMS

ADAMS, Amos Arthur

Service Number: 1301
Enlisted: 28 August 1914, Helena Vale, Western Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Cordillo Downs, Farina, South Australia, 27 January 1894
Home Town: Mount Barker, Adelaide Hills, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Natural causes, Perth, Western Australia, 12 September 1962, aged 68 years
Cemetery: Karrakatta Cemetery & Crematorium
Setion W1, Grave 0281 Expired 16 December 2005. Internment number K0052906
Memorials: Farina War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

28 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1301, Helena Vale, Western Australia
22 Feb 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1301, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Itonus, Fremantle
22 Feb 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1301, 11th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
7 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1301, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
1 Aug 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 1301, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, Shrapnel wound to the left thigh
6 May 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 1301, 11th Infantry Battalion, Bullecourt (Second), GSW (knee)
24 Apr 1918: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 1301, 11th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Charles Adams and Charlotte Adams nee Hisgrove of Mount Barker, WA. Brother of John Colin Adams, Ivy Muriel Adams and Charlotte Beatrice Maude Adams 

Commenced return to Australia on15 February 1918 aboard Llanstephan Castle for discharged due to amputation of the leg below the left knee

During 1920 Amos married May B. Taylor in Perth, WA

Residential address at the time of death was North Perth

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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