RICHARD ADAMS

 

Born: 1895, Limerick, Munster, Ireland.

Died: 7th May 1915; age 20; KiA.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.

Date of Entry Therein: 14th August 1914.

Rank: Sergeant; Service Number: 10555

Regiment: King’s Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, 2nd Battalion.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory, British War & 1914 Star + Clasp.

 

Grave Reference:

Panel 47.

Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial,

West-Vlaanderen,

Belgium.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Mrs Eliza Adams, of 33, Pearce Road, Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

1901   25, Kemp Street, Ipswich.

Richard was 6 years old and living with his parents & siblings.

Charles Adams, 29, a General Labourer, born Pilton, Somerset.

Eliza Adams (nee Bugg), 26, born Ipswich.

Charles Adams, 8, born Ipswich.

Florence Adams, 1, born Ipswich.

1911   92, Richmond Road, Ipswich.

Richard was 16 years old, a Pork Butcher’s Assistant. He was living with his parents & siblings.

Charles, 40, a Bread Baker.

Eliza, 38.

Florence, 11.

Alma Rose Adams, 9, born Ipswich.

Elizabeth May Adams, 7, born Ipswich.

Frederick Adams, 2, born Ipswich.

KING’S OWN YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY 2nd Battalion

 

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