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Robert John ADAMS

Regimental number1381
Date of birth30 May 1891
Place of birthLiverpool, New South Wales
SchoolOrange Grove Public School, New South Wales
ReligionCongregational
OccupationWardsman
Address86 Francis Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, James Adams, 86 Francis Street, Leichhardt, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A47 Mashobra on 4 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 2 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 703 Corporal James Alexander ADAMS, 1st Light Trench Mortar Battery, returned to Australia, 14 December 1918; 3591 Driver Francis Charles ADAMS, Australian Mechanical Transport Section, effective abroad (still overseas); 2,139,079 Pte William J ADAMS, 1st No. 11 Volunteers, British Columbia (b. Pyrmont, New South Wales; enlisted in Canada; served in France).
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, France (where he transferred to the artillery).

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