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Jack Adrian Finlayson ADAMS

Regimental number845
Date of birth1894
Place of birthKew, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationJeweller
Address16 Flevill Street, North Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Height5' 5"
Weight134 lbs
Next of kinFather, Andrew Adams, 16 Flevill Street, North Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the 21st Battery, Australian Field Artillery, Sergeant 1912.
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Battery 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A9 Shropshire on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 6 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death20
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot II, Row H, Grave 16), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
11
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ADAMS Jack Adrian Finlayson

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