Remembering those who fought in the Great War.

William Adams

Worked as a Rivetter. Son of William Adams 1 Laird Street, Port Glasgow. 

Enlisted 15 September 1914. With Howe Battalion D/287 3rd November 1914 to 4th June 1915 when he was declared dead. Was first reported wounded and missing and then later reported killed in action.

Clyde z/709 AB P O'Brien reports "saw this man lying 2 feet from Turkish dummy trench, wounded and bleeding very heavily. Apparently wounded in temple."

Newspaper Clippings relating to William Adams

  • Born: 1st August, 1887
  • Died: 4th June, 1915
  • Age: 29
  • Rank: Able Seaman
  • Service No: Clyde Z/222
  • Regiment: Royal Naval Division
  • Unit: Howe Battalion R.N. Div.
  • Cemetery: Helles Memorial
William Adams