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Lindsay Thomas ADAMS

Regimental number3131
Date of birth1896
Place of birthAlphington, Victoria
SchoolScotch College, Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHeidelberg Road, Alphington, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 8"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMrs Adams, Heidelberg Road, Alphington, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the Melbourne University Rifles.
Enlistment date3 March 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
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 Roll55
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Ambulance
FateKilled in Action 2 September 1915
Date of death2 September 1915
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsHelles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 30 August 1915.

Reported missing from HT 'Southland'; believed drowned.

Court of Enquiry, 12 May 1917, concluded: 'Drowned at Sea, result of torpedo explosion'.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ADAMS Lindsay Thomas

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