Roll of Honour
Private Frederick Adams
Service Number: 85128
Regiment: Machine Gun Corps. (Infantry) (199th)
Conflict: World War One
Date of Death: 10th October 1917
Age at Death: 24
Burial/Memorial Location: Tyne Cot Memorial, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Husband of Ethel French (formerly Adams), of All Saint's View, Aldwinge, Northants (married in Apr-Jun 1913). Son of George & Alice Ellen Adams, of 10 Buller Road, Chesterfield. Lived in Sheffield, born in Bicester. Formerly with Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry (from 1909).
"Private Frederick Adams, of the Machine Gun Corps, a native of Bicester, has been killed in action. His wife, who is living in Sheffield, has received a letter from an officer showing that his death took place on the 10th ulto. The letter also states that Private Adams kept his gun firing under heavy gun fire and by his devotion to duty he helped to win one of those victories of which we are all so proud.
Pte. Adams was at one time in the employ of Messrs. Layton and Son." Bicester Advertiser 16/11/1917