ADAMS, Gerald Robert Lloyd

  1. Service Details
  2. Personal Details
  3. Unit and Rank Details
  4. Notes
  5. Sources

Service Details

Branch of Service
Army
Conflict
World War I
Date of Enlistment
01/01/1918
Date of Discharge
03/07/1919
Place of Enlistment
Royal Military College, Duntroon ACT

Personal Details

Gender
Male
Date of Birth
05/01/1898
Place of Birth
New Norfolk, Tasmania
Address (at enlistment)
Royal Military College, Duntroon ACT
School(s) Attended
Queen's College (Hobart)
Occupation
Soldier
Next of Kin
Charlotte Adams (mother), New Norfolk, Tasmania

Unit and Rank Details

Final Rank
Lieutenant
Final Unit
2 Siege Battery AIF

Notes

Adams entered the Royal Military College, Duntroon in February 1915 and graduated at the end of 1917 when he was commissioned as a Lieutenant in a Special Draft of RMC graduates which arrived in England in April 1918. He joined the 2nd Siege Battery two weeks before the end of the war. He served in World War 2 as a Lieutenant Colonel with the 2/9 Field Regiment. He died on 6 January 1990.

Description - height 5 feet 9 ¾ inches, weight 168 pounds, chest 40 inches, Church of England.

Sources

Colonel J.E. Lee, 'Duntroon: The Royal Military College of Australia 1911-1946', 1952
NAA RecordSearch - Series B2455 (First Australian Imperial Force Personnel Dossiers, 1914-1920)
The Duntroon Society, Obituary, Newsletter 2/1990 (p.5)
Launceston Examiner - 10 January 1913

Create Certificate
Gerald Adams 1945. AWM image 120545.

Gerald Adams 1945. AWM image 120545.

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