|Place of birth||Attestation Form states: 'Does not know'|
|Age at embarkation||28|
|Next of kin||William Adam, Wangerrip|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Colac, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||22nd Battalion, A Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/39/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||2nd Machine Gun Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61
|Family/military connections||Brothers: 6216 Pte James ADAM, 14th Bn, returned to Australia, 10 April 1919; 5977 Pte Joseph George ADAM, 14th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 December 1916.|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Embarked, 'Ulysses', 8 May 1915; proceeded to join Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 30 August 1915.
Wounded in action, 5 November 1915; rejoined 22nd Bn, 14 November 1915.
Disembarked, Alexandria, 7 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation). Embarked Alexandria, 19 March 1916, to join the British Expeditionary Force; disembarked Marseilles, France, 26 March 1916.
Taken on strength, 6th Machine Gun Company, 7 September 1916.
Promoted Corporal, 29 April 1917.
Posted to Machine Gun Depot, United Kingdom, 12 July 1917. Proceeded overseas to France, 1 March 1918; rejoined 6th Machine Gun Company, 8 March 1918.
Promoted Sergeant, 1 January 1918; proceeded to United Kingdom for return to Australia, 2 January 1919.
Awarded Military Medal, 24 January 1919.
Commenced return to Australia from Southampton on board HT 'Kashmir', 3 March 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 30 April 1919; discharged, 29 June 1919.Medals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, ADAM John Peter|