Sidney James ADAMS

Sidney James Adams Photo:
Australian War Memorial
Birthplace
England
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Storeman
Enlisted
26-October-1914
Place
Toowoomba
Age
19
Status
Single
Service No
253
Rank
Private
Unit
15th Battalion, B Company
Embarked
22-December-1914
Place
Melbourne
Active Service
Egypt, Gallipoli
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
How Died
Killed in action
Date
8 August 1915
Place
Lone Pine, Gallipoli
Cemetery or Memorial
Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli
Notes

Also named on Toowoomba Mothers’ Memorial.

Brother of 680/714 Private Albert Ernest Adams.

 

Sidney Adams was among the first Australians to land at Gallipoli. He was killed in action in August at Lone Pine but his body was never recovered. 25 soldiers named on the Roll of Honour died during the Gallipoli campaign. 

 

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