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William James Adams

Rank: Gunner
Street: 3 St. Brigid's Terrace
Townland:
Town/Village: Longford
Civil Parish: Templemichael
Catholic Parish:
Country: Ireland
Alternative Address:
Census 1901: 1901 National Census of Ireland entry
www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1901/Longford/Cloondara/Mullolagher/1553617/
Census 1911: 1911 National Census of Ireland entry
www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1911/Longford/Cloondara/Mullolagher/587187/
Regiment/Unit: Royal Field Artillery, 50th Brigade, 'C' Battery
Regiment Number: 248319
Date of Death: 19-04-1918
Cause: Killed in action, France or Belgium
Memorial: Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinge, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Information:

William was born c. 1896 in Mullolagher, Co. Longford. He married Mary Friary in 1916. In his will written in November 1917, (link below), he lists his next-of-kin as his his wife, Mary. By that time they were living in St. Brigid's Terrace in Longford town.

Parents Names: Son of Michael and Sidney Adams, Mullolaghter, Longford.
Notes:
Links:

http://soldierswills.nationalarchives.ie/reels/sw/1918_22/AdamsW_E595102.pdf

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