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John Thomas Adams

In memory of:

Ordinary Seaman John Thomas Adams

November 30, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

1516X

Age:

30

Force:

Navy

Unit:

Newfoundland Royal Naval Reserve

Division:

H.M.S. "Ganges."

Additional Information


Husband of Rosetta Adams, of 13, Eastgate Terrace, Grimsby.

Commemorated on Page 7 of the Newfoundland Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

GRIMSBY (SCARTHO ROAD) CEMETERY
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

43. C. 12.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Grave Marker– This is John Adams's grave marker at Grimsby (Scartho Road) Cemetery.  HMS "Ganges" was a shore based training establishment for the Royal Navy 1905-76.  In 1918,  there were several outbreaks of influenza and diphtheria at the Base.
  • Grimsby (Scartho Road) Cemetery– This is a view of the WW1 section of the cemetery.  John Adams's grave is the 3rd marker beyond the large arched headstone in the front row.

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