Information about birth

Date of birth:
22/08/1895
Place of birth:
Lancashire, Liverpool, England, United Kingdom

General information

Profession:
Labourer

Army information

Country:
England, United Kingdom
Force:
British Expeditionary Force
Rank:
Private
Service number:
22814
Enlistment date:
02.07.1915
Enlistment place:
Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
Units:
 —  York & Lancaster Regiment, 6th Bn.  (Last known unit)

Information about death

Date of death:
09/10/1917
Place of death:
South of Meunier House, Poelkappelle, Belgium
Cause of death:
Killed in action (K.I.A.)
Age:
22

Cemetery

Poelcapelle British Cemetery
Plot: 37
Row: B
Grave: 18

Distinctions and medals 3

Points of interest 2

#1 Place of birth
#2 Enlistment place

Sources 5

"The Third Ypres Passchendaele. The Day-by-Day Account", McCarthy C., London, Arms & Armour Press, 1995, pg. 108-109.
Sources used
Ancestry
http://www.ancestry.co.uk
Further reference
CWGC
http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/491105/ADAMS,%20J
Sources used
The Long Long Trail
http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/
Further reference
War Diaries
http://www.nmarchive.com
Further reference