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Thomas George ADAMS

Regimental number12
Other NamesThomas George
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
Address'Kairi', Tolga, Johnstone Line, Cairns, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, George Adams, 'Kairi', Cairns, Queensland
Enlistment date6 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll12a
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


For consistent good work as runner to Battalion light gun Section, March-September 1916 and for special bravery on 4-5 August 1916.
Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).
Recommendation date: 17 September 1916

FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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