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Frederick Reginald ADAMS

Regimental number3132
Date of birth1892
Place of birthAlphington, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSchool teacher
AddressHeidelberg Road, Alphington, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Thomas Adams, Heidelberg Road, Alphington, Victoria
Enlistment date2 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Field Ambulance, Section C
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 4 June 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll54
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 15 June 1919
Discharge date1 October 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, England

Attached to 2 Division HQ, ADMS Staff, 24 August 1915; landed at Gallipoli. Contracted enteric fever, 8 October 1915; admitted to St Andrew's Hospital, Malta, 13 October 1915; invalided to England, 6 November 1915; admitted to Western General Hospital, Newport, 16 November 1915; then to convalescent hospital 6 months. Attached to Clearing Hospital, Sutton Veney, Wiltshire, 10 September 1916; sick, tonsillitis, 2 May 1917; discharged to duty, 9 May 1917 in staff of Clearing Hospital, Sutton Veney. Granted 12 months' leave without pay to take up a soldiers' scholarship, 23 April 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

After the war became headmaster of Launceston Grammar School, Tasmania.

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