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Walter Thomas ADAMS

Regimental number2
Place of birthCarlton, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address18 Bidey Street, East Prahran, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 3.5"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Elizabeth Adams, 18 Bidey Street, East Prahran, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date4 March 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 10
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/15/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Machine Gun Battalion
FateKilled in Action 24 May 1917
Place of burialStrand Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 10), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Husband of Mrs ADAMS, 9 Chatham Street, Prahran, Victoria, Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ADAMS Walter Thomas

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