Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Leonard Victor Adams

In memory of:

Private Leonard Victor Adams

April 9, 1917

Vimy Ridge, France

Military Service


Service Number:

687245

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

2nd Canadian Mounted Rifles (British Columbia Regt.)

Additional Information


Born:

June 11, 1895
London, United Kingdom

Enlistment:

January 17, 1916
Kamloops, British Columbia

Son of A. Adams and Sarah Adams, of Penticton, British Columbia.

Commemorated on Page 189 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CANADIAN CEMETERY No. 2
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

6.C.4

Location:

The CANADIAN CEMETERY No. 2 is about 2.5 kilometres north of the village of Neuville-St. Vaast. The village is about 6 kilometres north of Arras and 1 kilometre east of the main road from Arras to Bethune. The cemetery is on a spur road turning left from the road to Givenchy-en-Gohelle, about 1 kilometre south of the Canadian Memorial at Vimy.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Leonard Adams– Leonard Adams with his mother and father on his 21st birthday June 11, 1916.
  • Newspaper clipping– Newspaper clipping listing Leonard Adams as 'killed in action'.
  • Attestation Papers
  • Attestation Papers
  • Grave Marker– The grave marker at the Canadian Cemetery No. 2 is located by the grounds of Canada's Vimy Memorial. The cemetery is about 6 kilometres north of Arras, France. May he rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Canadian Cemetery No. 2– Canadian Cemetery No. 2 - The Canadian Cemetery No. 2 is located on Vimy Ridge and is attached to the grounds of Canada's Vimy Memorial. The cemetery is about 6 kilometres north of Arras, France.(John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Inscription– Epitaph: Duty Done  (John & Anne Stephens 2013)

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