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William Robert ADAMS

Regimental number911
Date of birth24 June 1895
Place of birthRozelle, New South Wales
SchoolRozelle Public School, New South Wales
AddressBroughton Street, Drummoyne, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMrs Adams, Broughton Street, Drummoyne, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 5 May 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Date of death5 May 1917
Age at death26.9
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialVraucourt Copse Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Mrs Robina ADAMS, 'Gowanbrae', Broughton Street, Drummoyne, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsCousin: 1045 Gunner George STEPHEN, 10th Field Artillery Brigade, killed in action, 13 August 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Wounded in action, Gallipoli, 26 April 1915; invalided to Malta and Eastleigh, England.

Returned to duty, 14 January 1916.

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

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