|Place of birth||Donaghadee, Co Down, Ireland|
|Address||c/o Mrs. McQuire, Barry Street, Armidale, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||25|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs. Sarah Hamilton, Garrowdale, Co Down, Ireland|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||6th Light Horse Regiment, 22nd Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/11/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A13 Katuna on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||6th Light Horse Regiment|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Family/military connections||Brothers: 3591 Pte Francis Charles ADAMS, 53rd Bn, effective abroad; 703 Corporal James Alexander ADAMS, 1st Light Trench Mortar Battery, returned to Australia, 14 December 1918; 2,139,079 Pte William J ADAMS, 1st No. 11 Volunteers, British Columbia Regiment (b. Pyrmont, New South Wales, 8 March 1886; enlisted in Canada; served in France).|
War service: Egypt, Palestine
Embarked Sydney, 23 November 1916; Marched in to Moascar, Egypt, 2 January 1917; taken on strength of 2nd Light Horse Training Regiment, 27 January 1917; detached to Camp Headquarters, 18 February 1917; to be Corporal, without pay, whilst employed on staff at the Australian Training Depot, Moascar, 12 May 1918; reverted to Trooper and marched out to Rest Camp, 12 May 1918; admitted to Rest Camp, Port Said, 12 May 1918; discharged from Rest Camp and marched in to Training Depot Headquarters, Moascar, 22 May 1918; marched out to rejoin unit, 29 May 1918; transferred to 6th Light Horse Regiment, 12 June 1918; taken on strength of 6th Light Horse Regiment, 18 June 1918.
Admitted to Field Ambulance, 14 July 1918; transferred to Ambulance Station, 19 July 1918 (debility); discharged from Station, 30 July 1918; rejoined unit in the field, 1 August 1918.
Admitted to Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 1 October 1918 (bronchitis); transferred to ANZAC Hospital, Jericho, 2 October 1918; to 34th Stationary Hospital, Jerusalem, 4 October 1918; to 24th Stationary Hospital, Kantara, 11 October 1918; discharged from hospital, 12 October 1918.
Marched in to Moascar, 12 October 1918; marched in to Training Depot Headquarters, 17 October 1918; marched in to details, 15 March 1919; marched in to Training Depot Headquarters, 22 March 1919; marched out to 'D.H.' Camp, 19 June 1919; granted pre-embarkation leave from 1 September to 15 September 1919.
Found guilty, 16 September 1919, of being absent without leave from 10:00 am, 15 September to 10:00 am, 16 September 1919: awarded admonishment by Commanding Officer and forfeited 1 days' pay.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Denison', from Devonport, 25 September 1919; disembarked Sydney, 17 November 1919; discharged, 2 December 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal