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George Mathias ADAMS

Regimental number1008
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationWarehouseman
Address13 Sussex Street, Glenelg, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ethel Ellen Adams, 13 Sussex Street, Glenelg, South Australia
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name43rd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: General Infantry Reinforcements
Promotion date: 14 December 1918

Lieutenant


Unit: 43rd Battalion
Promotion date: 14 March 1919

FateReturned to Australia 22 November 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 95
Date: 26 June 1918

Discharge date2 April 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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