|Place of birth||Auckland, New Zealand|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||John Henry Adams, Sylvan Avenue, Mount Eden, Auckland, New Zealand|
|Previous military service||Served for 8 years in the New Zealand Military Forces; left the country.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Brisbane, Queensland|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||9th Battalion, B Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/26/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 S.S. Omrah on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||9th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli
Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force (Gallipoli Campaign), 2 March 1915.
Wounded in action, Gallipoli, 25 April 1915 (gun shot wound, lower extremities); admitted to 2nd General Hospital, Mena, Egypt (date not recorded); transferred to Convalescent Hospital, Helouan, 13 May 1915; to Base Details, Zeitoun, 18 June 1915.
Embarked for Gallipoli, 21 July 1915.
Admitted to hospital, Mustapha, Egypt, 29 July 1915 (venereal); transferred same day to Convalescent Depot; to Australian Base Depot Infantry, Cairo, 5 August 1915.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Wiltshire', 31 August 1915 (venereal); arrived Melbourne, 25 September 1915.
Declared a deserter, 20 March 1916, and struck off strength; ineligible for medals.Note: record is confusing: records discharge, Brisbane, 16 December 1915.
|Sources||NAA: B2455, ADAMS Francis Harold|