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Adams, J.E., Pte., 1915

Ovingham Cemetery: Family grave

Menin Gate Memorial

On the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial is the name of 1756 Private John Edward Adams, serving with the Northumberland Fusiliers who died 26/04/1915.

Soldiers Died in the Great War states that he was born in Lancaster and enlisted in Hexham.

In Ovingham Cemetery is a family headstone which is difficult to read, but which includes the names of "Their sons William who died May 21 1911 and John Edward ?missing . . .St. Julien 1915 aged ?25 years."

John Edward Adams is remembered at Wylam on W73.01 W73.02 and W73.03 at Hexham on H51.30 and at Prudhoe on P19.15


The CWGC entry for Private Adams

Wylam War Memorial Study Group entry

If you know more about this person, please send the details to janet@newmp.org.uk