Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Private William Frederick Adams

Male 1895 - 1915  (19 years)


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  • Name William Frederick Adams 
    Prefix Private 
    Born 21 Sep 1895  Lambeth, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Interesting war, misfortune 
    Immigration 1904  Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Occupation 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Laborer, Foundry 
    Religion 1911  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada 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, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Military 22 Sep 1914  Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada 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 16 Jul 2019 

    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, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    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, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 58 years) 
    Married 15 May 1890  , England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F24444  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 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, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Anglican - 1911 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1914 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary - Enlistment WW1 - 22 Sep 1914 - Preston (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada 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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  • 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