Son of William and Mary J. Adam, of 2 John Wood Street, Port Glasgow.
Resided Port Glasgow and worked as a Carpenter in Kingston yard
Enlisted at Greenock. Attested 2nd June 1915. Joined the British Expeditionary Force on 26th October 1915. Died of wounds received in action. Buried La Neuville British Cemetery, Corbie, Grave reference I.B.31.