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Longton Staffordshire
CWGC additional information:- Son of Mr. E. Adams, of 21, Flanders Mansions, Bedford Park, London. Frank Adams was born in Longton Staffordshire, the son of hatter's shop manager, Edwin Adams and his wife, Mary Ann. Frank had two older siblings, Edwin and Hilda who were both born at Longton. In 1911 Frank was living as a boarder at 18 Hatherley Street, Liverpool, and working as a wholesale chemist salesman. Details of his movement to Welbeck are unknown at this time. His parents later moved to London and lived at 21 Flanders Mansions, Bedford Park, W4.
07 Feb 1917
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Royal Army Medical Corps
Frank Adams enlisted in the RAMC at York on 1st Sept 1914 at the age of 24. He went to France on the 21st May 1915 and was allotted to the 44th Field Ambulance. Frank died in unusual circumstances on 7th February 1917. An enquiry held by the 44th Field Ambulance on 11th February 1917 concluded that he “died from suffocation due to the eating of vomited matter respiratory tract. No blame attached, due to natural causes” . He was buried at Wanquetin Communal Cemetery Extension, France
CWGC headstone personal inscription: 'My King My Country'
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