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John ADAM

Regimental number76
Place of birthPaisley, Scotland
SchoolCamphill School, Paisley, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia35
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBookkeeper
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Height5' 6.5"
Weight156 lbs
Next of kinJane Adam, Churchill House, Paisley, Scotland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death12 May 1915
Age at death38
Place of burial4th Battalion Parade Ground Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 25), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
39
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli Campaign), 5 April 1915.

Killed in action, 12 May 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ADAM John

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