Thomas Adam

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: April 1915
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 8647
  • Rank: Lance Corporal
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 37
  • Date of Death: 19/07/1915
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Le Touret Military Cemetery, Richebourg-L'Avoue
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: II.G.24.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: St Vigeans
  • Address: Yukon Cottage, Carnoustie
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Mary Fenton

  • Father:

    James Adam

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Charlotte Robertson, Yukon Cottage, Carnoustie

  • Children:

    Mary Fenton Adam, born 01.08.1914

More about Thomas Adam

Lance Corporal Adam previously served in the Scots Guards throughout the Boer War. He enlisted in April 1915 and died only three months later by a stray bullet while in the trenches. His officer, who was standing by him when he was shot, said:- “The regiment has lost a good soldier, and I have lost one of my best men.” at the time of his death he was aged 37. He was married with one child.

Additional information kindly supplied by Derek Robertson.

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