Percy Lorenzo Adamson 13 March 1873 - 23 April 1957 Key details Contribute › Service number8629 AWMM16253 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargePre WW1 AWMMPrivate AWMMNew Zealand Mounted Rifles, 10th Contingent, North Island Regiment AWMMWW1 AWMMTrooper AWMMImperial Camel Corps, 16 (New Zealand) No 2 Company AWMM WarSouth African War, 1899-1902 AWMMWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 38), Page: 3 - No known copyright r … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesPercy Lorenzo AWMM SurnameAdamson AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number8629 AWMM16253 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe ReligionChurch of EnglandChristian AWMM Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth13 March 1873 AWMM Place of birthNorfolkEngland AWMM Birth notesNorfolkEngland AWMM Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentSouth Africa AWMMFarmer AWMMWW1 AWMMFarmer AWMM Post war occupationGeneral labourer AWMM Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentPre 10 April 1902 AWMM9 Ellice StreetWellingtonNew Zealand AWMMPre 5 April 1916 AWMMCameron RoadTaurangaNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationJohn William Adamson9 Ellice StreetWellingtonNew Zealand AWMMMrs E. Adamson (wife)Cameron RoadTaurangaNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 14 April 1902 AWMMSingle AWMMPre 10 August 1916 AWMMMarried AWMMMarried, 5 children AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarSouth African War, 1899-1902 AWMMWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM CampaignsSinai & Palestine AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number8629 AWMM16253 AWMM Military units21 September 1916 AWMMImperial Camel Corps, 16th Company (No. 2 New Zealand Company) AWMM Military service21 September 1916 AWMMImperial Camel Corps, 16th Company (No. 2 New Zealand Company) AWMM Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and AwardsQueen's South Africa Medal (South Africa 1902 clasp) AWMMBritish War Medal (1914-1920) AWMMVictory Medal AWMM Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentSouth Africa AWMM10 April 1902 AWMMWW1 AWMM5 April 1916 AWMM Age on enlistmentSouth Africa AWMMWW1 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsSouth Africa AWMM14 April 1902 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMMWW1 AWMM10 August 1916 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM10 Aug 1916-20 September 1916 AWMMMoeraki 10 August 1916 AWMMSuezEgypt AWMMDepart - 10 Aug 1916Arrival - 20 Sep 1916 AWMM Embarkation bodySouth Africa AWMM14 April 1902 AWMMNew Zealand Expeditionary Force (NZEF) AWMMNew Zealand Mounted Rifles, 10th Contingent, North Island Regiment, A Squadron AWMMDrayton Grange AWMMPrivate AWMMWW1 AWMM10 August 1916 AWMM16th Reinforcements, New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade AWMMMoeraki AWMMTrooper AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesHeightUnknown Period AWMM5 foot 7.5 inches AWMMEye colourUnknown Period AWMMBluish grey AWMMWeightUnknown Period AWMM144 pounds AWMMTattoosUnknown Period AWMMtattoo skull and crossbones right forearm AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPre WW1 AWMM1902 AWMMEnd of hostilities AWMMPrivate AWMMNew Zealand Mounted Rifles, 10th Contingent, North Island Regiment AWMMWW1 AWMM23 March 1918 AWMMDischarged on account of illness contracted on service AWMMTrooper AWMMImperial Camel Corps, 16 (New Zealand) No 2 Company AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Husband of Elizabeth nee Hazelhurst, married 1908. Father of Elizabeth b1909, Stanley b1911, Hazel b1912, Percival b1915, Evelyn b1916Moeraki then transhipped to "Mooltan" at Sydney for Suez. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death84 AWMM Date of death23 April 1957 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathAucklandNew Zealand AWMM Death notesAucklandNew Zealand AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameWaikumete CemeteryGlen EdenAucklandNew Zealand AWMM Grave referenceSoldiers burial L Row 11, Plot 100 AWMM Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Percy Lorenzo Adamson by laying a poppy. Norman James Adamson P.R. Adamson Percy Lorenzo Adamson Peter Douglas Adamson Philip Humphrey Adamson Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Percy Lorenzo Adamson Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksAuckland Council. West (Waikumete) burial and cremation records searchhttp://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/EN/parksfacilities/cemeteries/Pages/westcemeterysearch.aspxSources UsedAuckland Council. West (Waikumete) burial and cremation records searchhttp://www.aucklandcouncil.govt.nz/EN/parksfacilities/cemeteries/Pages/westcemeterysearch.aspxSources UsedMilitary personnel filehttp://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=20524697Archives NZNew Zealand History online. New Zealand in the South (Boer) Warhttp://www.nzhistory.net.nz/war/the-south-african-boer-war/introductionFurther Reference DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1917). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM38: 3 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.