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Edward Adams

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Portrait (kindly provided by family) - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait (kindly provided by family) - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Edward AWMM
  • Surname
    Adams AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Ted AWMM
  • Service number
    76701 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 September 1919 AWMM WellingtonNew Zealand AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 5 Fifeshire Ave, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs M M Adams (wife), 79 Austin Street, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    76701 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Edward Adams was the son of Henry Adams and of Emily Adams (nee Morrison); husband of Mona Marie Adams.

    Edward was shipped to Italy with his older brother, Harry, and younger brother, Jack. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    19 April 1945 AWMM
    Age 26 AWMM
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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Faenza War Cemetery, Italy AWMM VI. E. 17. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

Roll of Honour

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  • Thinking of you on ANZAC day Uncle Ted. Much love and thanks for all you did in the war for future generations. Holt family x
    Public - Sandra - Other relative - 24 April 2022
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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2236902
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 8 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1942 to 30th June, 1942). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.3 AWMM
    • Cenotaph data entry form AWMM
    • Henderson, J. (1958). 22 Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

Contributors

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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
24 April 2022SandraWellingtonOther relative
07 March 2022Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher

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