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Thomas Clifford ADAMS

Regimental number6473
Place of birthBurnside, South Australia
SchoolPulteney Street Grammar School, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionBaptist
OccupationClerk
AddressBlack Forest, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMother, Mrs M G Adams, Gordon Road, Black Forest, South Australia
Enlistment date11 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 August 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 21 October 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll6478
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 21 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Date of death21 September 1917
Age at death32
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot II, Row E, Grave No. 3), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
58
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Masterman and Mary Gertrude ADAMS, Gordon Road, Black Forest, South Australia
Family/military connectionsFirst cousin: Captain R J MELLOR

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