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Claude James ADAMS

Regimental number1302
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/o Horace Adams, East Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 8"
Weight132 lbs
Next of kinFather, A J Adams, 5 Gadd Street, Croxton, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 November 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 November 1914
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 April 1915
Discharge date23 March 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia from Suez on board HT 'Suevic', 28 April 1915 (medically unfit: non-venereal); disembarked Melbourne, 24 May 1915; discharged (medically unfit: pulmonary tuberculosis), Adelaide, 23 March 1917.

War service: 2 years 138 days (of which 199 days were abroad)

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death27 June 1918
SourcesNAA: B2455, ADAMS Claude James

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