|Place of birth||Drummoyne, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Drummoyne, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||19|
|Next of kin||Father, Augustine Adams, Market Street, Drummoyne, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Served in the Cadet Corps for 2 years 3 months; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Sydney, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||55th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/72/5|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||3765A|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||1st Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Place of death or wounding||Randwick Hospital, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Date of death|
|Age at death||25.8|
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Agustine and Florence ADAMS|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 31 October 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 26 December 1917; marched in to 14th Training Bn, Codford, 27 December 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 1 April 1918; taken on strength, 1st Bn, in the field, 24 April 1918.
Wounded in action, 27 May 1918 (shrapnel wound, abrasions leg and left foot); admitted to 3rd Australian Field Ambulance, 28 May 1918; to 4th Stationary Hospital, Arques, 2 June 1918 (balanitis: non venereal disease); discharged to duty, 15 June 1918; rejoined Bn, 16 June 1918.
Wounded in action (second occasion), 18 September 1918 (shrapnel wound, left shoulder), and admitted to 1st Australian Field Ambulance; transferred to 6th General Hospital, Rouen, 19 September 1918; to England, 23 September 1918, and admitted to VAD Hospital, Cheltenham, 24 September 1918 (wound, slight); discharged on furlough, 7 November 1918, to report to No 1 Command Depot, Sutton Veny, 22 November 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Mamari', 21 December 1918; disembarked Sydney, 14 February 1919; discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 30 May 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Date of death|
|Age at death||25|
|Place of burial||Field of Mars Cemetery, Sydney, New South Wales|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, ADAMS Alfred|