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Gilbert Waynflete ADAMS

Date of birth28 April 1885
Place of birthHobart, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMetropolitan Board of Water Supply and Sewerage, Pitt Street, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinWife, Mrs B Adams c/o Miss M Indire, 41 Dillon Street, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 August 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name13th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 13 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 September 1917
Other detailsWar service: appointed 2nd Lieutenant, 16 September 1915. Embarked from Australia, 13 October 1915; taken on strength, 13th Bn, 4 March 1916. Promoted Lieutenant, 7 April 1916. Wounded, 14 April 1916; rejoined unit, 7 May 1916. Proceeded overseas from Aleppo, 1 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 8 June 1916. Seconded to 14th Training Bn, 24 October 1916; rejoined unit, 5 May 1917. Proceeded to United Kingdom for return to Australia, 26 July 1917. Commenced return to Australia, 28 August 1917.

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