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ADAMS George Edward
2 Light Horse Regiment
29th Reinforcement 5Light Horse Regiment
19 July 1886
16 June 1917
HMAT A55 Kyarra
3 Sept. 1917

George Edward ADAMS

Regimental number: 3425 Religion: Church of England Occupation: Blacksmith Address: Eumundi, North Coast Line, Queensland Marital status: Married Age at embarkation: 31 Next of kin: Wife, Mrs. M. Adams, Nambour, North Coast Line, Queensland Enlistment date: 16 June 1917 Rank on enlistment: Private Unit name: 2nd Light Horse Regiment, 29th Reinforcement

Description on Enlistment at Brisbane Height: 5`8" Weight: 134lbs Married with 2 children Complexion: Dark Eyes: Brown Hair: Dark

AWM Embarkation Roll number: 10/7/5 Embarkation details: Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 September 1917 Regimental number from Nominal Roll: 3425a Rank from Nominal Roll: Private Unit from Nominal Roll: 2nd Light Horse Regiment Fate: Effective abroad (still overseas) Disembarked 19.10.1917 at Suez, then to Moascar. Service in Middle East.

Embarked at Suez, Egypt on HT "Dongola" for Australia on 24 July 1919. Arrived 28 Aug 1919. Discharged 29 Sept. 1919

George was a blacksmith and coachbuilder by trade and was employed by Cobb & Co. for some time. He married in Brisbane in 1909 to Martha Snook from Nambour. In 1912 they commenced business in Eumundi. He was one of five Eumundi men who enlisted in the 5th Light Horse Regiment. He was a Maroochy Shire Councillor for nine years and retired from business in 1960.
They had a son George and a daughter Alice.

A.I.F. Enlistment Form shows: Joined 16 June 1917 Age: 30yrs 10 mths
Trade: Blacksmith Apprenticed: 3½ yrs England Married with 2 children Next of Kin: Wife Mrs Martha Adams, Nambour, North Coast Line, Qld. Permanent Address: Eumundi, North Coast Line, Qld.

ADAMS George Edward
ADAMS George Edward
Returned to Australia
16 August 1961
Eumundi Cemetery, Qld.

Eumundi & District Roll of Honour Board, Eumundi Memorial School of Arts Hall, Memorial Drive, Eumundi

Nambour (Maroochy Shire) Roll of Honor Scroll, Private Collection, Nambour (this scroll was available for sale to the public after the war)


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