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Edward Leslie Adams

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  • Service number
    • WWI 36175 AWMM
    • WWII 469530 AWMM
    • WWII: 469530 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Machine Gun Corps; WWII: 1st Btn N.M.R. Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Last rank
  • War
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Identity

  • Title
    Private Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 February 2016 - Military record
  • Forenames
    Edward Leslie AWMM
  • Surname
    Adams AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWI 36175 AWMM
    • WWII 469530 AWMM
    • WWII: 469530 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    15 June 1896 Military personnel file ChristchurchCanterbury Military personnel file
  • Date of birth
    15 June 1896 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Place of birth
    Christchurch, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Birth notes
    son of Francis Luke & Ellen Fanny ADAMS Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Address before enlistment
    28 Simeon Street, Spreydon, Christchurch Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Francis Luke Adams (father), 28 Simeon Street, Spreydon, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    single
    1925 married Gladys Gertrude May HOY Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 February 2016 - Military Record

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    WWI: Western European Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Armed force / branch
    • Army AWMM
    • NZ Machine Gun Corps; WWII: 1st Btn N.M.R. Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Service number
    • WWI 36175 AWMM
    • WWII 469530 AWMM
    • WWII: 469530 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Military service
    WWI: 1916-1920; WWII: 1941-1942 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 February 2016 - Military Record
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards
    British War & Victory medals
    1939-1945 War Medal
    NZ War Service Medal Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 February 2016 - Military Record

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    • WW1 Soldier/Civilian AWMM
    • WWI: 19 Sep 1916 at Featherston
      WWII: 2 May 1941 in Auckland Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 February 2016 - Military record
  • Occupation before enlistment
    pre WWII: Examiner of Deeds for the Lands & Deeds Dept, Auckland Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 February 2016 - Military record
  • Age on enlistment
    WWI: 20yrs; WWII: 44yrs 11mths Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 February 2016 - Military record

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

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Francis Luke Adams and Ellen Fanny Adams, of 105 Simeon Street, Addington, Christchurch, New Zealand

    Two sons, brothers served in WW1. Francis Luke Adams (44) served with the Australian Flying Corps and younger brother Edward Leslie Adams (36175) served in France with the New Zealand Machine Gun Company AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    17 June 1960 Military personnel file
    GisborneNew Zealand Military personnel file
  • Date of death
    17 June 1960 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 February 2016 - Gisborne's Cemetery Records
  • Age at death
    63yrs Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 February 2016 - Gisborne's Cemetery Records
  • Place of death
    Gisborne, NZ Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 February 2016 - Gisborne's Cemetery Records
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Taruheru Cemetery, Gisborne Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 February 2016 - Gisborne's Cemetery Records
  • Grave reference
    Block RSA; Plot 474; Warrant # 9085 Public - Lorraine M - Researcher - 2 February 2016 - Gisborne's Cemetery Records
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  • Memorial reference

Memorials

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02 February 2016Lorraine MGisborne, NZResearcher