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Henry Adamson

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Henry AWMM
  • Surname
    Adamson AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 564 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    FairlieCanterbury Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Adam Adamson, Waimate, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 31 August 1914 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
    • 1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 564 AWMM
  • Military service
    Served 2 years in Senior Cadets, 1 year Tumbarumba, New South Wales, Rifle Club, and 2 years 2nd Regiment, New Zealand Infantry. AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      6' 0" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      182 lb AWMM
    • 25 Jul 1916 {Age 25} AWMMKilled in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 5 April 1915.
    To hospital, sick, 12 May 1915; transferred to Egyptian Government Hospital, Alexandria, date not recorded (rheumatism); discharged to Convalescent Camp, 26 May 1915; embarked Alexandria to rejoin unit at Gallipoli, 8 June 1915; rejoined unit, 13 June 1915.
    Admitted to 24th Casualty Clearing Station, Mudros, 28 June 1915 (influenza); disembarked Alexandria, 9 July 1915 (enteritis), and admitted to No 1 Australian General Hospital, Cairo.
    Embarked Alexandria to rejoin unit at Gallipoli, 1 August 1915; rejoined unit, 16 August 1915.
    To hospital, sick, 10 September 1915; admitted to 3rd Australian General Hospital, Lemnos, 15 October 1915 (diarrhoea); discharged from hospital, 3 November 1915.
    Embarked Mudros on board HT 'Mauretania', 4 November 1915; disembarked Southampton, 11 november 1915, and admitted to 3rd London General Hospital, Wandsworth.
    Embarked with 22nd Draft, Devonport; disembarked Alexandria, 5 March 1916; rejoined unit, Serapeum, 11 March 1916.
    Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 22 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 28 March 1916.
    Detached to School of Instruction, 24 April 1916.
    Killed in action, 25 July 1916.
    Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    25 July 1916 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
    Age 25 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    No known grave AWMM
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  • Obituary
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Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    VILLERS AWMM

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