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George William ADAMS

Regimental number3186
Place of birthFeilding, New Zealand
ReligionMethodist
OccupationShearer
AddressFeilding, New Zealand
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation44
Height5' 6.5"
Weight157 lbs
Next of kinBrother, Ernest Adams, Raetilie, Wairemite, New Zealand
Previous military serviceNil (previously rejected on account of teeth)
Enlistment date10 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll10 March 1916
Place of enlistmentWarragul, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 4 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Veterinary Corps
FateReturned to Australia 8 November 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Gaika', 8 November 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 29 December 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 13 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death22 August 1934
SourcesNAA: B2455, ADAMS George William

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