Adams, Joseph James

Age: 24
Date of birth: July 1890

Parents: Thomas and Emma Adams
Wife: Annie Adams
Address: 3 Lammas Walk, Saltisford


Joseph James was christened on 10th July 1890.
At the time of the 1901 census, Joseph, aged 10, was living at 2 Vine Lane, Packmores, Warwick with his parents and 4 brothers, Reginald T. (12), Charles F. (8), Bertie E. (6) and Wilfred A. (2). His father is listed as a Cabinet maker

Military Service

Rank & Number: Corporal, 8872
Regiment/Service: B Company, 2nd Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps
Brigade/Division: 2nd Brigade, 1st Division
Date of death: Wednesday, October 07, 1914
Cause of death/Battle: Died of wounds
Commemorated/Buried: Villers-en-Prayers Communal Cemetery, Aisne
Awards: 1914 Star and Clasp, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Commemorated locally at: St Nicholas Church, All Saints School


  • Warwick Advertiser Excerpt courtesy of Warwick County Record Office
  • Unlocking Warwick Research Group
  • Pete Clemons – Joseph was Pete’s Mother’s Uncle

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