Regiment : Queen's Own Worcestershire Hussars (Worcester Yeomanry)
Service number : 325207
Conflict : WW1
Date of death : 23rd April 1916 aged 23
Buried : Commemorated on Jerusalem Memorial, Israel, Panel 3 and 5.
Relatives : Son of Henry and Mary Ann Adams
Memorial : Great Witley War Memorial
Also appears on : Worcester Cathedral Worcestershire Hussars with the information: Private
Credits : Casualty details and Yeomanry Cavalry of Worcestershire researched and transcribed by Sandra Taylor. Parish magazine researched by Eve Fraser.
Private F. Adams 1st/1st Worcester Yeomanry, embarked at Avonmouth 9th April 1915 for service with the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, disembarked at Alexandria, Egypt on 24th April 1915. Killed in action on 23rd April 1916.
Source for additional information: The Yeomanry Cavalry of Worcestershire 1914 – 1922.
Appears on the Roll of Honour for Witley published in the United Parish Magazine, January 1915, regiment given as Worcestershire Yeomanry.
United Parish Magazine, Witley section, December 1917:
A memorial service and the dedication of the war shrine took place on Sunday November 4th at Great Witley Chapel —— The shrine is the more interesting from the fact that it is made of the wood of the Britannia. An old battleship, which was, until a few years ago, the training place of all our naval officers. The names on the Roll of Honour are: Frank Adams, Worcester Yeomanry; Thomas Hanson Averill, Kings Liverpool Regiment; John Cadwallader, Worcester Regiment; William Hinton, D. Of Wellingtons Regiment; Henry Hodges, Worcester Yeomanry; Charles Jones Grenadier Guards; William Jay, Worcester Regiment; Ernest Lockett, Worcester Regiment; Thomas Page Worcester Yeomanry; Arthur Rogers, A.S.C.; George Stone, Worcester Regiment; Frederick Thorp, Worcester Yeomanry; George Willsher, Worcester Yeomanry.