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Arthur Russell ADAMS

Regimental number453
Date of birth28 September 1894
Place of birthSmithfield, South Australia
SchoolSmithfield Public School, South Australia
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressSmithfield, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Alexander Adams, Smithfield, South Australia
Enlistment date26 November 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 November 1914
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name11th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/16/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 2 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Light Horse Regiment

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: 11th Light Horse Regiment
Promotion date: 23 October 1918


Unit: 11th Light Horse Regiment
Promotion date: 24 January 1919

FateReturned to Australia 20 July 1919
Discharge date23 November 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine, Syria.

Arrived back in Australia, 23 August 1919.

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

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