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Hugh George ADAMS

Regimental number702
Date of birth24 September 1895
Place of birthGawler, South Australia
SchoolBroken Hill and Adelaide Public Schools
AddressHenry Street, Woodville, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Lizzie Adams, Henry Street, Woodville, South Australia
Enlistment date25 November 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 November 1914
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A52 Surada on 6 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 1 August 1919
Discharge date5 November 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 684 Pte William Thomas ADAMS, 7th Bn, killed in action, 25 April 1915.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine, Syria.

Wounded, Magdaba, 23 December 1916; invalided to 14th Australian General Hospital; recovered and returned to duty; arrived back in Australia, 18 September 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death16 April 1969
Age at death73
Place of burialCentennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia

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