John Adam

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Forfar
  • Service no: S/15632
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: Iraq
  • Age at Death: 21
  • Date of Death: 21/04/1917
  • Burial Country: Iraq
  • Cemetery: Basra Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 25 and 63.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 11.10.1895
  • Place of Birth: Glamis
  • Address: West Scryne, Carnoustie
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Margaret Adam

  • Father:

    John Adam

  • Siblings:

    2 brothers

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about John Adam

John has no known grave but is remembered on the Basra Memorial. He is also remembered on the Carnoustie War Memorial and Panbride Church War Memorial.

John Adam   S/15632   Black Watch

ADAMKilled in action on 21st April, Private John Adam, Black Watch, aged 21, third son of Mr and Mrs Adam, West Scryne, Carnoustie.

Dundee Courier 17th May 1917

Additional information kindly supplied by Linda Nicoll and Michael Caldwell

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