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Francis Charles ADAMS

Regimental number3591
Date of birth23 March 1900
Place of birthLeichhardt, New South Wales
SchoolOrange Grove Public School, New South Wales
OccupationMotor driver
Address86 Francis Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, James Adams, 86 Francis Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 July 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name53rd Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/70/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 2 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Mechanical Transport Section
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1381 Gunner Robert John ADAMS, 5th Divisional Ammunition Column, returned to Australia, 2 March 1919; 703 Corporal James Alexander ADAMS, 1st Light Trench Mortar Battery, returned to Australia, 14 December 1918; 2,139,079 Pte William J ADAMS, 1st No. 11 Volunteers, British Columbia Regiment (b. Pyrmont, New South Wales, 8 March 1886; enlisted in Canada; served in France).
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War service: enlisted at Scone, New South Wales. Served in France.

Taken on strength, 53rd Bn, 10 April 1918; 5th Divisional Ammunition Column, 2 May 1918; Australian Motor Transport Section, 20 May 1919. Promoted Driver, 15 January 1919; Motor Transport Driver, 16 April 1919.

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