Roll of Honour William Thomas Adams

Service number 684
Rank Private
Unit 7th Australian Infantry Battalion
Service Australian Imperial Force
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Conflict Eligibility Date First World War, 1914-1921
Date of Death 25 April 1915 to 02 May 1915
Place of Death Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey
Cause of Death Killed in action
Age at Death 20
Place of Association Port Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Cemetery or Memorial Details Lone Pine Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Source AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army
Notes Anecdotal evidence suggests that Private Adams was killed on the 27th April 1915 (see photograph caption)

Location on the Roll of Honour

William Thomas Adams's name is located at panel 49 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).

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Roll of Honour circular

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