Thomas Henry ADAMS

Regimental number699
Place of birthLondon, England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressThird Street, Port Pirie, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31.6
Height5' 7"
Weight134 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs T H Adams, c/o Mrs Fry, Aldine House, Bedwell Road, Belvedere, Kent, England
Previous military serviceServed for 8 years in the 3rd Bn, Worcestershire Bn; 4 years in the Reserves.
Enlistment date25 August 1914
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name10th Battalion, F Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 November 1917
Discharge date14 January 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Themistocles', 5 November 1917; discharged (medically unfit: thrombosis), 14 January 1918.

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

Subsequently claimed to have enlisted in the Canadian Army post-AIF discharge.
SourcesNAA: B2455, ADAMS Thomas Henry