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Adams H W Pte 7436

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Volunteers of Essendon and Flemington, 1914-1918


7436 Pte Herbert Walter Adams  14 Inf Bn    Aged 20    Wireworker   Single        C of E

Address: Moonee Ponds, Orford St, 44    

Next of kin: Adams, E L, Mrs, mother, 44 Orford St, Moonee Ponds      

Enlisted: 2 Jul 1917       

Embarked: A71 Nestor 21 Nov 1917   

Prior service with CMF 58 Inf Regt


Relatives on Active Service:

Young W- Pte-4948 cousin

Adams E A W Sgt  56 Inf Bn  DCM uncle (of Richmond)


Date of Death 08/08/1918

CWGC: 'Son of Herbert Alfred William and Eliza Lily Adams, of 44, Orford St., Moonee Ponds, Victoria, Australia'.



Pte. H. W. Adams, 14th Battalion, was killed in action in France on 8th August. He was the eldest son of Mr. H. A. W. Adams of 44 Orford street, Moonee Ponds, and his cousin, Corp. W. Young, 58th Battalion, is still on active service. His uncle, Sergt. E. A. W. Adams, was decorated with the D.C.M.


ROLL OF HONOR. (1918, September 5). The Essendon Gazette and Keilor, Bulla and Broadmeadows Reporter (Moonee Ponds, Vic. : 1914 - 1918), p. 2 Edition: Morning. Retrieved August 10, 2012, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article74607076


War Service Commemorated

Essendon Town Hall A-F

St James Church*

Essendon Gazette Roll of Honour Wounded

History of the 14th Battalion, AIF, The: by Newton Wanliss, 1929  ROH p 383

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