World War 1
Search the known records to date of those lost from the wider Alnwick area in World War 1
Generally showing where they are commemorated, when they died and some basic facts about each person. There are gaps, however, so if you can fill in any missing details do please contact us.
Thomas William Adams
Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders, 6th (Service) Battalion
Level Crossing Cemetery, Fampoux
Enlisted at Aldershot, Hampshire.
Formerly S4-093864, Army Service Corps.
On 19 May 1917, admitted into hospital at Eastleigh, Hampshire, suffering from shrapnel wounds received in action in France, on 3 May. Died of wounds received.
Born at Glanton, Northumberland, the eldest son of Th1omas & Elizabeth Adams, of 7, Wagonway Road, Alnwick, Northumberland.
He served an apprenticeship with Messrs. Dixon Brothers, as a Baker.
Adams's younger brother, Richard, also served in France, initially with the same regiment before transferring to the Machine Gun Corps. In April 1917, he was admitted to a St. John's Ambulence Hospital in France, suffering the effect of gas.
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