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Richard Allen Alexander Adams

In memory of:

Private Richard Allen Alexander Adams

April 11, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

859007

Age:

32

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regiment)

Division:

43rd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

January 30, 1886

Son of Capt. B. S. Adams and Elizabeth Stanley Adams, of Shinan House, Shercock, Co. Cavan.

Commemorated on Page 357 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LA TARGETTE BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. J. 15.

Location:

Neuville-St Vaast is a village 6.5 kilometres north of Arras, a little east of the road from Bethune to Arras. LA TARGETTE BRITISH CEMETERY lies to the south-west of the village on the north-west side of the road to the village of Maroeuil.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Roll of Honour– Pte. R. A. A. Adam's name was included on the Merchants Bank of Canada 1914 - 1918 Roll of Honour. He indicated on his military attestation that he was a bank clerk.  Source:  The Standard / Canada's Aid to the Allies and Peace Memorial.  Edited by Frederick Yorston. Published by the Montreal Standard Publishing Co., Ltd., Montreal.  This large Souvenir Edition magazine included the Rolls of Honour for various prominent Canadian businesses.
  • Inscription
  • Biography– Photo and bio from De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour, 1914-1919

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