ERNEST GEORGE ADAMS

 

 

Born: 1895, Ipswich.

Died: 18th September 1918; age 23; KiA. Served 2 years & 5 months.

Residence: 17, Wilberforce Street, Ipswich.

Employed: as a Labourer for Great Eastern Railways, Ipswich. Joined the company on the 3rd April 1915.

Enlistment Location: Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk.

 

Rank: Private; Service Number: 26429

Regiment: Bedfordshire Regiment, 2nd Battalion.

 

Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.

 

Grave Reference:

B.21.

Ronssoy Communal Cemetery,

Somme,

France.

 

Relatives Notified & Address: Only son of Charles & Sarah Adams, of 17, Wilberforce Street, Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

1901   17, Wilberforce Street, Ipswich.

 

Ernest was 5 years old and living with his parents & sister.

Charles Adams, 39, a Carpenter, born Woodbridge, Suffolk.

Sarah Adams (nee Fry), 39, born Greenwich, Kent.

Eveline Maud Adams, 13, Ipswich.

 

1911   17, Wilberforce Street, Ipswich.

 

Ernest was 15 years old and living with his parents & sister.

Charles, 51, an Undertaker’s Assistant for a Funeral Furnishers.

Sarah, 51.

Evelyn, 23.

 

Soldiers’ Effects to Charles Adams – father.

 

Ernest is also remembered on the Great Eastern Railway war memorial, Liverpool Street Station, London, and on the war memorial at St. Matthew’s Church war memorial.

 

BEDFORDSHIRE REGIMENT 2nd Battalion :

 

 

 

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