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Frederick James ADAMS

Regimental number868
Date of birth1890
Place of birthKimberworth-Rotherham, Yorkshire, England
SchoolMildura Grammar School, Victoria
Age on arrival in Australia2.6
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFruit grower
AddressKoorlong, Mildura, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, James Rawson Adams, Koorlong, Mildura, Victoria
Enlistment date27 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, H Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A24 Benalla on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25-26 April 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death25 April 1915
Age at death25
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Artillery Road Plot 26), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Mrs S.E. ADAMS, The Vicarage, Burstwick, Hull, England
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1127 Pte Edgar Robert ADAMS, 8th Bn, died whilst a prisoner of war, 25 April 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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