|Death: ||Aug. 9, 1916, France|
He enlisted in the AIF on 19/8/1914 and embarked from Brisbane for active service abroad on 22/9/1914 per HMAT "Rangatira" (A22). He died of wounds received in action at the 13th Field Ambulance Hospital, France, aged 28 years.
13th Field Ambulance Australian Army Medical Corps, Service No. 78
Drv. Arthur James Adams . Australian Imperial Force from Australia
(d.9th Aug 1916)
Arthur James Adams was born in England at Wolverton, Buckinghamshire during 1888. He was educated at the Wolverton County School and the Wolverton Science and Arts Institute. Adams migrated to Australia at age 22 and worked as a carpenter and joiner in Brisbane. His father, a Mr G Adams, still resided in Buckinghamshire at the outbreak of war.
Arthur enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force on 13 August 1914. He had some prior military experience in the reserve forces, having served for about 3 years in the 1st Bucks Territorials. He initially served as a Driver in the 3rd Field Ambulance, but was later transferred to the rank of Private in the 13th Field Ambulance. Following basic training he boarded HMAT Rangatira, and embarked from Brisbane on 25 October 1914. Adams was seriously wounded on 8th of August 1916 during the battle of Pozières. He died of wounds shortly afterwards on 9th of August 1916. Arthur Adams is buried at Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery, France
Australian Army Medical Corps
Warloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension
Departement de la Somme
Plot: III. D. 2.
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