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John Adamson HARE

Regimental number595
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
Other NamesGeorge Adamson
AddressNormanby Avenue, Malvern, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height6' 0"
Weight164 lbs
Next of kinFather, David Hare, Normanby Avenue, Malvern, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets and in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date15 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 October 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name14th Battalion, E Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 September 1915
Discharge date26 April 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Wounded in action (date not recorded); transferred to Kasr el Aini Hospital, Cairo, 1 May 1915 (gun shot wound, left arm).

Embarked to rejoin Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 25 May 1915.

Appointed Company Sergeant Major, 7 June 1915.

Reported wounded (second occasion), 8 August 1915 (compound fracture of head); admitted to 2nd General Hospital, Cairo, 12 August 1915.

Commenced return to Australia from suez on board HT 'Beltana', 17 September 1915; discharged, Melbourne, 26 April 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death10 July 1962
Age at death66
SourcesNAA: B2455, HARE John Adamson

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