Alexander James Adam
Adam, Corporal Alexander James no. 4726.
1st Battalion 15th Reinforcements, later 53rd Battalion.
Georges River Road, Croydon [Park].
Born 1896, son of James S. & Isabella R Adam.
Enlisted 22/8/1915 aged 19.
Next of kin, father, J.S. Adam, Georges River Road, Croydon. Serving in the 39th Infantry at enlistment.
Embarked from Sydney 8/3/1916 per HMAT A15 Star of England.
Returned to Australia 2/6/1919.
The foundation of the information on this page was copied from the prize winning publication Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. This book is the culmination of 12 years (1988-2000) research by a team of volunteers from Canterbury and District Historical Society led by Dr Lesley Muir. Without this team's effort and dedication and the Society's willingness and support, this information would not be available today.
An uneditable version of the book Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe is in the eBook section of this wiki. In the main section, there is an alphabetical list of the 1,911 names in the book with a link to the biography copied from the book about each individual. The alphabetical list is titled Canterbury's Boys list. The biographical files are editable, created to provide the space for descendants, historians, researchers, etc to contribute any further information, photographs, newspaper articles, memories, etc. they may have discovered so it is available for this and future generations.
Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. Edited by Lesley Muir. Campsie, N.S.W. : Canterbury and District Historical Society, 2002