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Lindsay Erne Adams

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Photo of Captain Adams per the Officers' Book, 14th Brigade

Captain L E Adams

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Lindsay Erne AWMM
  • Surname
    Adams AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWII 60377 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    9 July 1914 Births, Deaths and Marriages
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    • Unknown AWMM 12 Burnside Avenue, Mt Albert, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM 12 Burnside Avenue, Mt Albert, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Unknown AWMM 12 Burnside Avenue, Mt Albert, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs H.H. Adams (wife), 12 Burnside Avenue, Mt Albert, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs H.H. Adams (wife), 15 Argyle Street, Herne Bay, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1946-1948 British Commonwealth Occupational Force, Japan AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 60377 AWMM
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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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  • Days interned
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Medical history

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Last known rank

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Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    19 May 2016 NZ Herald
    Age 101 AWMM
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  • Cause of death
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  • Obituary
    Death Notice: New Zealand Herald, 4 June 2016.

    ADAMS, Lindsay Erne NZ Army Major #60377. 1914-2016. Past Principal of Glendowie College. On 19 May 2016. Dearly loved husband of Helen, twin brother of Lesley. Much loved father of Elizabeth Davies, Susan St John, William (Bill) Adams and Helen Harray; father-in-law of Win, Graeme, Brenda, Wayne. Grandfather of Nicholas, Jonathan, Teresa, Justine, Adrian, Victoria, Olivia, Kate, Samuel, Rosemary, Michael and Annabelle, and nineteen great-grandchildren. AWMM
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Memorial

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  • An outstanding secondary school teacher and Foundation Principal of Glendowie College 1961, where he endeavoured to follow ' the Grammar Way.' Lest We Forget.
    Public - Ngapona - Comrade - 21 May 2016
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Sources

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  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 5: WW2 5 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 9 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1942 to 31st December, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 9: WW2 3 AWMM
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 11 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1943 to 30th June, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 11: WW2 3 AWMM

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08 November 2017DaleAucklandResearcher
21 May 2016NgaponaWide bay australiaComrade

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