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Francis Charles Somerset ADAMS

Date of birth19 April 1875
Place of birthCook's River, New South Wales
Place of birthSt Peter's, New South Wales
SchoolChurch of England Grammar School, North Sydney; Malvern College, Worcester, England; Caius College, Cambridge; The University of Sydney.
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressDubbo, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation41
Next of kinSister, Mrs M. Capper, Miller Street, North Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameMedical Officers
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 16 December 1916
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateReturned to Australia 7 August 1917
Age at death45
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Francis and Elizabeth ADAMS
Discharge date24 March 1918
Other details

War service: England.

Embarked Sydney, 11 November 1916; disembarked Devonport, England, 30 January 1917; marched into No 2 Camp, Parkhouse, 31 January 1917.

Marched out to No 3 Australian General Hospital, Brighton, 12 March 1917.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nestor', 7 August 1917; disembarked Melbourne, 24 September 1917; appointment terminated (discharged; debility and pleurisy), 24 March 1918.

Medal: British War Medal.

Died at Orange, New South Wales.

Date of death29 April 1921
Age at death45
Place of burialOrange Cemetery, (Sir Neville Howe's Plot), New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, ADAMS Francis Charles Somerset

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