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Private William Frederick Adams
Male 1895 - 1915


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  • Prefix  Private 
    Birth  21 Sep 1895  Lambeth, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender  Male 
    Immigration  1904  Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation  1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Laborer, Foundry 
    Religion  1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Anglican 
    Military  1914  WW1 Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    WW1, Private, 1st Battation, Service # #7115 
    Military  1914  [5
    WW1, Service # 7115 
    Residence  1914  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Military  22 Sep 1914  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5
    Enlistment WW1 
    • Belonged to 1st Battalion, 1st Contingent.
    Misfortune  killed in war 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-57462P 
    Died  7 May 1915  , France Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Cause: Cause: Killed in Action 
    Buried  Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, Boulogne, , Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID  I57462  Generations
    Last Modified  30 Apr 2017 

    Father  William James Adams,   b. Aug 1868, Clerkenwell, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Dec 1949, Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Bridget Measures,   b. CALC 13 Nov 1870, Lambeth, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Feb 1929, Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  15 May 1890  , England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F24444  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers.
      William Frederick Adams Birth Date: 21 Sep 1895 Birth Location: London, England Relative: Bridget Adams Relationship: Mother

    2. [S1669] Census - ON, Waterloo, Preston - 1911, Div. 23 Page 23.

    3. [S2230] Census - England - 1901, England, London, Shoreditch, St. Mary Hoxton Class: RG13; Piece: 271; Folio: 164; Page: 43..
      William Adams 30 b. Clerkenwell, London, England
      Bridget 30 b. Lambeth, London, England
      Caroline 9 b. Lameth, London, England
      Charles 7 b. Southwark, London, England
      William F. 4 b. Lameth, London, England
      George E. 2 b. Hoxton, London, England

    4. [S157] Military - Canada - World War I - Attestation papers.

    5. [S1890] Military - ON, Waterloo, Kitchener - Kitchener Public Library WW1 Soldiers Card Index Soldier Information Cards - World War One.

    6. [S239] Cemetery - ON, Waterloo, Cambridge - Preston CC#6335 Cemetery Internet Link .
      Norah/ Louisa Adams/ Died Apr. 13, 1914, Aged 2 Yrs. 5 Mos./ William/ Died Of Wounds/ France/ May 7, 1915/ Aged 19 Years.

    7. [S2465] Burial.
      Name:William Frederick Adams Death Date:7 May 1915 Rank:Private Unit:1st Battalion Service number:7115 Cemetery:Boulogne Eastern Cemetery Cemetery Location:France Burial Place:France

  • Event Map
    Event
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 21 Sep 1895 - Lambeth, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 1904 - Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Laborer, Foundry - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Anglican - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1914 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Enlistment WW1 - 22 Sep 1914 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Cause: Killed in Action - 7 May 1915 - , France Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Boulogne Eastern Cemetery, Boulogne, , Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France Link to Google Earth
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