|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Glasgow, Scotland|
|School||Thomson St Public School, Glasgow, Scotland|
|Address||Kent Town, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Father, T W Adam, 23 Grenfell Street, Kent Town, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Served for 5 years in the Senior Cadets; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||South Australian Reinforcement 1|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/111/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||50th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Family/military connections||Brother:330 Corporal George Burgess ADAM, 27th Bn, killed in action, 5 November 1916.|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 1 May 1918; transshipped to HMS 'Teutonic', New York, USA, 14 June 1918; disembarked Liverpool, England, 2 July 1918.
Allotted to 50th Bn, and marched out to 12th Training Bn, Codford, 4 July 1918.
Proceeded overseas to France, 22 September 1918; taken on strength, 50th Bn, in the field, 27 September 1918.
On leave to United Kingdom, 5 April 1919; rejoined unit from leave, 17 April 1919.
Marched out to England for return to Australia, 10 May 1919.
Found guilty, No 4 Group, Hurdcott, 12 June 1919, of being absent without leave, midnight, 9 June, to 1300, 11 June 1919: forfeited 2 days' pay; total forfeiture: 4 days' pay.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'City of Exeter', 12 July 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 22 August 1919; discharged, 6 September 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||91|