The Australian Boer War Memorial
Anzac Parade Canberra

Private Phipps Adams

Ancestor Details

Name of Ancestor: Phipps Alexander Adams

Ancestor's date of birth: 01/01/1874

Ancestor's date of death: 01/01/1944

Cause of Death: Not known

Service Number: 480

Colony or State of enlistment: VIC, Place of Enlistment: Melbourne

Unit: 2nd Battaltion, Australian Commonwealth Horse

Rank attained in Boer War: PTE, Date Effective: 07/01/1902

Highest Rank attained (if served after war): Not provided

Murray Page: 311

Contingent: 2/ACH

Ship: Not provided

Other Boer War Service: No. 31533 Trooper 2nd Scottish Horse 15/3/1901-14/9/-1901 (Page 139 of Price J.E.)

Memorial details: Buried at Castemaine, Victoria

Decorations: Not provided

Personal Characteristics: Not provided

Reasons to go and fight: Not provided

Details of service in war: Not provided

Service and life after the Boer War: No details provided

Descendant Details

Name of Descendant: Paul Edward Adams, Greensborough VIC

Relationship to Ancestor: Grandson /p>

Name of Descendant: William Maurice Adams

Relationship to Ancestor: Son

Father, son and grandson represent three generations of military service: Boer War, Malaya, and Vietnam.

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