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ID number PR01919
Title Adams, John MC & Bar (Lieutenant, b:1890-d:1981)
Record type Collection
Item count 1
Collection Private Record
Object types
  • Diary
  • Papers
  • Photograph
Place made Australia
Date made 1914-1921
Measurement 1 wallet: 4 cm
Note Open

Description

Collection relating to the First World War service of Lt John Adams MM & Bar, 54th Battalion. Collections consists of a diary covering the period August 1914 to September 1917. Entries include training at Victoria Barracks in Sydney, service at Gallipoli and the Western Front including the Somme. Also included are five letters relating to awards; one list of names for the thirteenth and fourteenth section; typed account of injuries suffered by Adams (1915-1918); and a photograph of soldier taken in Gueudecourt on the Somme, 1916.

Summary

Lt John Adams served on Gallipoli for the entire campaign, landing on 25 April 1915 and evacuating on 20 December 1915.

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  • Adams, John MC & Bar (Lieutenant, b:1890-d:1981)
  • Diary and photograph of John Adams, 1914-1916

    Diary and photograph relating to the First World War service of 255 Lieutenant John Adams, 54th Battalion. Included in this file is a diary that spans the period from 11 August 1914 to 20 July 1916, and a photograph of Adams contained in the front...

  • Letters and documents relating to John Adams, 1917-1921

    Letters relating to the First World War Service of 255 Lieutenant John Adams, 54th Battalion. Included in this file is a series of letters to Adams from various senior officers congratulating him on being awarded the Military Cross and Bar as well...