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John Adams

In memory of:

Lance Corporal John Adams

September 27, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

931733

Age:

43

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

54th Bn

Citation(s):

Victory Medal, British War Medal

Additional Information


Born:

April 3, 1875
Aberdeen, Scotland

Enlistment:

September 16, 1916
Vernon, British Columbia

Son of James Adams of Craigward, Huntly, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Brother of Mrs. Annie Mitchell.

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:

BOURLON WOOD CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. A. 6.

Location:

Bourlon is a village approximately 6 kilometres west of Cambrai. It lies between the main Cambrai to Bapaume road (N30) and the Cambrai to Arras road (D939). The BOURLON WOOD CEMETERY is signposted from the centre of the village as is the Canadian Forces Memorial. On approaching the Memorial the road should be followed to the left where an unsurfaced track descends about 200 metres to the cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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