Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Coleman Boyd Adams

In memory of:

Lieutenant Coleman Boyd Adams

August 15, 1917

Military Service


Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment)

Division:

1st Battalion

Additional Information


Son of J. H. and Elizabeth M. Adams, of Hanover, Ontario.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

IV. E. 10.

Location:

Bully is approximately 20 kilometres north of Arras. From Arras, take the D937 towards Bethune. At Sains-en-Gohelle, turn right onto the D166E towards Bully. At the first (Casimir Beugret) roundabout, turn right into the Rue Ferdinand Marche. The Cemetery (known locally as the 'Cimetiere de Bully-les-Mines') is 200 metres down this road on the right. The Commonwealth war graves plot is reached via 'Allee 8'.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Roll of Service
  • Photo of Coleman Adams– From: The Varsity Magazine Supplement published by The Students Administrative Council, University of Toronto 1916.  
Submitted for the Soldiers' Tower Committee, University of Toronto, by Operation Picture Me.
  • Photo of Coleman Adams– From: The Varsity Magazine Supplement published by The Students Administrative Council, University of Toronto 1918. 
Submitted for the Soldiers' Tower Committee, University of Toronto, by Operation Picture Me. 
Submitted for the Soldiers' Tower Committee, University of Toronto, by Operation Picture Me.
  • Acta Victoriana War Supplement– Source:  Acta Victoriana War Supplement, Victoria College, Toronto, Ontario, December 1919.
  • Photo of Coleman Adams– Source:  Acta Victoriana War Supplement, Victoria College, Toronto, Ontario, December 1919.
  • The Soldiers' Tower– The Soldiers' Tower, University of Toronto was built in 1924 in memory of those lost to the University in the Great War. Carved on the Memorial Screen are the names of those lost in that struggle.
  • Memorial Room– Memorial Room, Soldiers' Tower, University of Toronto.  Photo by David Pike, 2010; courtesy of Alumni Relations.
  • Memorial Room, Soldiers' Tower– Inscription in Memorial Room, Soldiers' Tower.  The carillon was installed in 1927.  Originally there were 23 bells. Alumni and friends donated funds for bells in memory of those who died in the Great War. Dedications are carved high on the walls of the Memorial Room. Bell V is dedicated: "In memory of members of the 147th (Grey) Battalion, C.E.F."
  • Memorial– Inscription in Memorial Room, Soldiers' Tower.  The carillon was installed in 1927.  Originally there were 23 bells. Alumni and friends donated funds for bells in memory of those who died in the Great War. Dedications are carved high on the walls of the Memorial Room. Bell XXII is dedicated: "The Alumni Association and friends of Victoria College". Photo courtesy of Alumni Relations.
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me

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