• Lindsay Thomas Adams

Army / Flying Corps
  • 2nd Australian Division
  • Private

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  • 1914–1915 Star
  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal
  • Birth

    Alphington, VIC, Australia

  • Enlistment - WW1

    Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Stories and comments
    • Lindsay Thomas Adams
    • Posted by ww1research, Wednesday, 13 August 2014

    Lindsay Adams was drowned on 2 September, 1915 when the troopship "Southland" (ex Red Star liner "Vaderland") en route from Egypt to Gallipoli was torpedoed. The ship was eventually beached at Lemnos, but fourteen men were killed by the explosion and twenty two were drowned. He embarked from Melbourne with his elder brother, Frederick Reginald, both enlisting on the same day. Lindsay was a 19 year-old student at Melbourne University, residing at 93 Yarra Street, Alphington. Parents Thomas and Bessie Isabella Adams (nee Sill).