Kitchener Public Library Digital Collections
Adams, William Frederick


Description
Media Type:
Text
Item Type:
Cards
Description:
A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. The card also shows a red cross.
Notes:
Private William Adams (Regimental/Service #7115), enlisted on September 15, 1914 in Valcartier, QC, with the 1st Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regiment). He was born in London England on September 21, 1895, and is the son of William and Bridget Adams of Middle Street in Preston, ON. At the time of his enlistment, he was not married and he worked in the shoe trade. He listed his religion as Church of England. William died on May 7, 1915, as a result of wounds he received in action at the Battle of Langemarck. He was 19 years of age. Laid to rest at Boulogne Eastern Cemetery in France. Grave reference: VIII. C.2.


Date of Original:
1919
Date Of Event:
1914-1915
Subject(s):
Personal Name(s):
Adams, William Frederick ; Adams, William J. ; Adams, Bridget
Local identifier:
WW1_A_014
Collection:
Kitchener Public Library
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Place of birth:
    England, United Kingdom
    fltLatitude: 51.51334
    Latitude: 51.51334 Longitude: -0.08901
  • Place of residence:
    Ontario, Canada
    fltLatitude: 43.3834
    Latitude: 43.3834 Longitude: -80.34967
  • Place of burial:
    Île-de-France, France
    fltLatitude: 48.86008
    Latitude: 48.86008 Longitude: 2.24911
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to Canadian law. No restrictions on use.
Recommended Citation:
Kitchener Public Library - Soldier Information Card Collection - World War One
Terms of Use:
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Full Text

Adams, William F.

Private.

Belonged to 1st Battalion, 1st Contingent. He enlisted in 1914. Killed in action.

His parents are Mr. and Mrs. William J. Adams of Preston, Ontario .

Anglican.

Adams, William Frederick
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Adams, William Frederick


A white index card containing the name, rank and military history of a soldier of Waterloo County. The card also shows a red cross.