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John Arthur Adams

Rank: Gunner
Street:
Townland: Mullolagher
Town/Village: Longford
Civil Parish: Templemichael
Catholic Parish: Templemichael
Country: Ireland
Alternative Address:
Census 1901: Likely entry
www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1901/Longford/Cloondara/Mullolagher/1553617/
Census 1911: Likely entry
www.census.nationalarchives.ie/pages/1911/Longford/Cloondara/Mullolagher/587187/
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
Information:

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.

Parents Names: (Likely) son of Richard Adams and Sidney(née Holmes), Mullolagher, Longford
Notes: Ancestry.co.uk states that he was born in Staffordshire, however the parish is given as Templemichael, which would suggest that he was born in Ireland instead.
Links:

Link to CWGC entry; link to Civil Record of birth

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