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Hector ADAMS

Regimental number4703
Place of birthLasswade, Edinburgh
Place of birthMidlothian, Scotland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMain Street, Lithgow, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 5.5"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinFather, Robert Adams, Main Street, Lithgow, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in Senior Cadets (still serving)
Enlistment date24 August 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 November 1917
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Pioneer Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/13/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 31 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 1 September 1918
Date of death1 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialPeronne Communal Cemetery (Plot III, Row N, Grave No. 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Elizabeth Davidson ADAMS, Main Street, Lithgow, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, ADAMS Hector

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