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George Adams

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Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel A - Adams G.A. (photo J Halpin 2010) - No known copyright restrictions
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    George AWMM
  • Surname
    Adams AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 26/700 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    6 October 1893 Military personnel file PukekoheAuckland Military personnel file
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Joseph Adams (father), Butcher, Pukekohe, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 26/700 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • 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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • George Adams was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Adams, of Paerata Rd., Pukekohe, New Zealand.

    Remembered at Pukekohe Intermediate School, with Memorial stones & loving memory roses. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    18 November 1917 AWMM
    YpresBelgium AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Buttes New British Cemetery (NZ) Memorial, Polygon Wood, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Pukekohe Intermediate School, WW1, Memorial stones & loving memory roses AWMM

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  • An ever lasting poppy - always thought of - never forgotten
    Public - Robyn - Direct descendant - 24 April 2016
  • Apologies - I noted Georges mothers name as Rebecca - this was actually his Grandmother's name (Rebecca married Francis Adams) Joseph Adams Snr married Elizabeth. Elizabeth (Georges mother) was a victim of the flu epidemic.
    Public - Robyn - Other relative - 24 April 2016
  • My Great, Great Uncle. Killed in action. We don't know very much about Great Uncle George but we are so proud of him. He was a hero who fought for his family and his country. Rest in Peace George. Lest we Forget.
    Public - Lisa - Other Relative - 24 April 2015

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24 April 2016Robyn Waipukurau Other relative
24 April 2015LisaPapakura, New ZealandOther Relative
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