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John Arthur Adams

Rank: Gunner
Townland: Mullolagher
Town/Village: Longford
Civil Parish: Templemichael
Catholic Parish: Templemichael
Alternative Address:
Census 1901: Likely entry
Census 1911: Likely entry
Regiment/Unit: Royal Tank Corps; [Royal Field Artillery, "B" Battery, 210 Brigade]
Regiment Number: 110296; [100845]
Date of Death: 09-10-1917
Cause: Killed in action, 3rd Battle of Ypres
Memorial: Coxyde Military Cemetery, Koksijde, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

John was likely born 8 June, 1896 in Mullolagher, near Longford town. He initially served with the Royal Field Artillery, before transferring to the Tank Corps, but was sadly killed in action aged just 21 years.

He was a brother of William James Adams, who was killed in action less than a year later in April 1918. 

Parents Names: (Likely) son of Richard Adams and Sidney(née Holmes), Mullolagher, Longford
Notes: states that he was born in Staffordshire, however the parish is given as Templemichael.

Link to CWGC entry; link to Civil Record of birth

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