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Lancelot William ADAMS

Regimental number1126
Place of birthTumbarumba, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFireman
Address45 Elizabeth Street, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 8.5"
Weight186 lbs
Next of kinBrother, L Adams, 45 Elizabeth Street, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 February 1915
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name17th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 January 1916
Discharge date2 May 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Commenced return to Australia, 28 January 1916; discharged (medically unfit), 2 May 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ADAMS Lancelot William

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