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Ernest James ADAM

Date of birth21 June 1881
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDentist
AddressEast Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Height5' 9.5"
Weight162 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs B.M. Adam, 115 George Street, East Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceAustralian Army Medical Corps Res
Enlistment date30 October 1917
Place of enlistmentVictoria
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit nameDental Details
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/105/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 21 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateReturned to Australia 18 January 1919
Discharge date25 March 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, England

Embarked Melbourne, 21 November 1917; disembarked Suez, 15 December 1917.

Embarked Alexandria, 31 December 1917; disembarked Alexandria, 2 January 1918.

Embarked Alexandria, 8 January 1918; disembarked Taranto, Italy, 13 January 1918, and then proceeded to France; disembarked Southampton, England, 24 January 1918; marched into Australian Army Medical Corps Training Depot, Parkhouse, 25 January 1918.

Marched into No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 2 February 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ulysses', 18 January 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 10 March 1919; appointment terminated Melbourne (termination of period of enlistment), 25 March 1919.

Medal: British War Medal.
Date of death24 July 1964
SourcesNAA: B2455, ADAM Ernest James

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