Information about birth

Date of birth:
18/09/1876
Place of birth:
Rochester, Kent, England, United Kingdom

General information

Profession:
Licensed Victualler

Army information

Country:
England, United Kingdom
Force:
British Expeditionary Force
Rank:
Private
Service number:
40416
Enlistment place:
Chatham, Kent, England, United Kingdom
Units:
 —  East Yorkshire Regiment, 6th Bn.  (Last known unit)

Information about death

Date of death:
02/10/1917
Place of death:
Maison Bulgare, Belgium
Cause of death:
Killed in action (K.I.A.)
Age:
41

Memorial

Tyne Cot Memorial
Panel: 47

Distinctions and medals 2

Additional information

Private Albert Adams was killed in action on the 2nd of October 1917, probably while burying a cable line near Maison Bulgare, north of Sint-Juliaan. On the 2nd of October Adams' Company had just started to lay a cable from Maison Bulgare to the Hannixbeek Farm ( near Langemarck ). Private Adams was killed in action during the work, another soldier was wounded.

Sources 5

"De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914 - 1918. A biographical record of members of His Majesty's naval and military forces who fell in the Great War 1914-1918", Naval & Military Press, 2010, pg. 1.
Sources used
Ancestry
http://www.ancestry.co.uk/
Further reference
CWGC
http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/845658/ADAMS,%20ALBERT
Sources used
The Long Long Trail
http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army
Further reference
War Diaries
http://www.nmarchive.com/
Further reference