Index

THE NATIONAL ROLL OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
SECTION XIII

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ADAMS, J., Gunner, R.H.A. Volunteering in August 1914 he embarked in November of the same year for France. During his service there he fought in many engagements, including those at Neuve Chapelle, and Armentieres, and was severely gassed, and invalided home. He was ultimately discharged as medically unfit for further service in November 1915, and holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
9, Jerrard Street, Lewisham, S.E.13

ADAMS, J., Private, Buffs (East Kent Regiment). He volunteered in August 1914, and in April of the following year was sent to France, where he took part in the fighting at Loos, the Somme, and Ypres. In November 1917, he proceeded to Italy, and was in action on the Piave. Later he served at Salonika, and during his service overseas was wounded. He was demobilised in April 1919, and holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
22, Cranswick Road, Rotherhithe, S.E.16

ADAMS, L. H., Corporal, R.E. (R.O.D.) He joined in May 1916, and in the same year was drafted to France. He was engaged as a crane fitter in various sectors, including Ypres and the Somme, and was also employed at the Docks in landing guns, tanks, and other heavy material. He rendered valuable services until he was demobilised in January 1920, and holds the General Service and Victory Medals.
29, Lethbridge Road, Lewisham, SE13.

ADAMS, T. (D.C.M.) Private, 6th Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Having volunteered in August 1915, he was sent to France in the same year, and was in action on the Somme, and at Arras, and Ypres. He was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal for gallantry at Monchy, and later was taken prisoner at Cambrai in November 1917, and sent to Dolman, Germany, and afterwards to Belgium. Released after the Armistice he returned to England, and in 1919 was demobilised, holding, in addition to the Distinguished Conduct Medal, the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
64, Vanguard Street, Deptford, S.E.8.

ADAMS, T. J., Private, Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment), and Labour Corps. He joined in 1916, and in the same year was sent to Salonika, where he took part in numerous engagements. He was afterwards transferred to the Labour Corps, and was engaged on various important duties till 1919, when he returned home, and was demobilised, holding the General Service and Victory Medals.
26, Willowbrook Rd., Peckham S.E.15.

ADAMS, T. J., Stoker, 1st Class, R.N. He joined in February 1918, and was posted to H.M.S. "Thunderer" for service in the North Sea. He was engaged with the Grand Fleet on patrol duties, and after the Armistice was present at the surrender of the German Fleet. He was demobilised in May 1919, and holds the General Service and Victory Medals.
21, Willowbrook Road, Peckham, S.E.15.

ADAMS, W., Rifleman, Rifle Brigade. Joining in May 1916, he was sent to France in June of the same year, and was in action on the Somme, and at Beaumont-Hamel. Later, owing to ill-health, he was invalided home, but on recovery in June 1917, returned to France, and took part in the fighting at Ypres, Passchendaele and Cambrai, where he was wounded. He also served in the Retreat and Advance of 1918, and returning home was demobilised in February 1919, and holds the General Service and Victory Medals.
99, Woodpecker Road, New Cross, S.E.14.

ADAMS, W. J., Private, 2nd Welch Regiment. He enlisted in 1912, and mobilised at the commencement of hostilities was drafted to France, where he fought in the Retreat from Mons. He was also in action in the Battles of the Marne, the Aisne, Ypres, Loos, and was severely wounded at Arras. Admitted into hospital he died from the effects of his injuries on March 10th, 1916, and was entitled to the Mons Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals. "His memory is cherished with pride."
14, Marlton Street, Greenwich, S.E.10

ADCOCK, C. P., Staff Q.M.S., R.A.O.C. He volunteered in May 1915, and four months later proceeded to France, where he was engaged on ordnance duties at Calais, until December 1915, when he was drafted to Salonika. He did excellent service is this theatre of war, and later at Kantara, in Egypt, was on the same work until the cessation of hostilities. He returned home and was demobilised in February 1919, and holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
24, Blackwater St., East Dulwich, S.E.22.

ADDINGTON, G. L., Pte., R.A.M.C., and Sapper,R.E. Volunteering in September 1914, he proceeded in the following year to the Western Front, and did duty at the 20th General Hospital. In 1917 he was transferred to the Royal Engineers, and served as a fitter on the light railways until returning home for demobilisation in January 1919. He holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
26, Rhyme Road, Lewisham, S.E.13

ADDIS, F., Rifleman, Rifle Brigade. Joining in 1917 he was drafted in the following year to Egypt, and saw service at Cairo and Alexandria. He also took part in the Advance into Palestine, and during the fighting in that area was wounded twice. Later he was transferred to Turkey, and served at Constantinople until returning home for demobilisation in 1919. He holds the General Service and Victory Medals.
22, Kimberley Rd., Nunhead, S.E.15.

ADDIS, H., Rifleman, Rifle Brigade. He joined in September 1918, and after a brief training served on coastal defence duties at various stations. He was not able to obtain a transfer overseas prior to the end of war, but rendered valuable services until March 1919, when he was demobilised.
22, Kimberley Road, Nunhead, S.E.15.

ADDIS, R. G. Gunner, R.G.A. Joining in March 1916, he crossed to France in the same year and fought in the Battles of the Somme, Ypres, Cambrai, Amiens, and Bapaume. He also took part in many other engagements, including the Retreat and Advance of 1918. He returned home in 1919, and was demobilised, holding the General Service and Victory Medals.
22, Kimberley Road, Nunhead, S.E.15.

ADDISON, P. A., Corporal, R.F.A. He volunteered in September 1914, and in May of the following year proceeded to the Western Front. Whilst in this theatre of war he saw severe fighting in various sectors, and took part in the Battles of Loos, Ploegsteert Wood, Vimy Ridge, the Somme, Arras, Bullecourt, Messines, Ypres, and Cambrai, and many other engagements. He was demobilised in January 1919, and holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
92, Dunstan's Road, East Dulwich, S.E.22.

ADKIN, J., Leading Stoker, R.N. He joined in 1910, and when war broke out was posted to "Neptune" in which he served throughout the period of hostilities. He took part in the Battle of Jutland, and in various minor engagements remaining on duty in the North Sea until demobilised in January 1919. He holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
31, Vance Street, New Cross, S.E.14.

ADKIN, L. G., Sapper, R.E. He joined in June 1917, and later in the same year was drafted to Mesopotamia. He took part in the capture of Baghdad. He was afterwards engaged on Inland water transport, and other important duties till March 1920, when he returned home and was demobilised. He holds the General Service and Victory Medals.
54, Mauritius Road, Greenwich, S.E.10.

ADKIN, M. E., Driver, R.A.S.C. (M.T.) Volunteering in December 1915, he was engaged on important transport duties until March 1917, when he was drafted to France. In a similar capacity, he served on the Somme, at Ypres, Arras, Bapaume, BaWeul, Vimy Ridge, Lens, Albert, and Cambrai, and in the Retreat and Allied Advance of 1918, at the conclusion of which he proceeded with the Army of Occupation to Germany. He was demobilised in October 1919, and holds the General Service and Victory Medals.
4, Marlton Road, Greenwich, S.E.10.

ADKINS, A. D., Gunner, R.G.A. He joined in May 1916, and in November of the same year proceeded to the Western Front. Here he saw service in many sectors, including those of Vimy Ridge, and Armentieres. Returning home after the cessation of hostilities he was demobilised in December 1918, holding the General Service and Victory Medals.
88, Abbeyfield Road, Rotherhithe, S.E.16.

ADKINS, B. T., A.B., Royal Navy. Mobilised when war broke out he was engaged for a time on duties of an important nature at Chatham Naval Barracks, and later in Scotland. Afterwards posted to H.M.S. "Brender," he was engaged on patrol duties on the high seas until demobilised in February 1919. He holds the 1914-15 Star, and the General Service and Victory Medals.
54, King Arthur Street, Peckham, S.E.15.

ADKINS, F. V., Sergt.-Major, R.A.F. He joined in October 1915, and after having completed his training served at various stations on duties which demanded a high degree of technical skill. He was not successful in obtaining his transfer overseas before hostilities ceased, but rendered valuable services until demobilised in 1919.
11, Tintagel Crescent, East Dulwich, S.E.22.

ADKINS, J. F., L/Cpl., 22nd London Regt. (Queen's), and M.G.C. He attested in December 1915, and in the following year was called up, and later proceeded with the Machine Gun Corps to the Western Flout. He served in many engagements, including those at Messines, and Passchendaele, and also took part in the Retreat and Advance of 1918, and was gassed. After receiving hospital treatment he rejoined his unit, remaining in France until demobilised in April 1919. He holds the General Service and Victory Medals.
61, Blockhouse Street, Peckham, S.E.15.

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