William Adam

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 55801
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
  • Unit/Ship: 5th Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: 22.05.1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Thelus Military Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: V.D.10.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 103 Overgate, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Margaret Adam, 103 Overgate, Dundee

  • Father:

    William Adam, 103 Overgate, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about William Adam

William Adam   9076   Highland Light Infantry

ADAMKilled in action on 22nd May, No. 9076 Private William Adam, Highland Light Infantry, aged 19½ years.

Little I thought when we last said good-bye

It would be the last parting between you and I;

In the red fields of France you are laid far away,

But not too far for my thoughts to stray.

Inserted by his lady friend, Miss Maggie A. Rorke, No. 225 Overgate.

Dundee People’s Journal 22nd June 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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