Frederick Thomas Adams

Name

Frederick Thomas Adams

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

19/04/1916
35

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
5971
Leicestershire Regiment
3rd/4th Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

NAVESTOCK (ST. THOMAS) CHURCHYARD
North East part of New Ground
United Kingdom

UK Memorials

Not on the Stanstead Abbotts memorials
Navestock (St Thomas) Churchyard, United Kingdom

Pre War

Born in 1881, in Stanstead Abbotts to parents Thomas and Hannah, living at Netherfield, Stanstead Abbotts in 1891, he had three brothers and four sisters. In the 1901 census it shows that his mother was now a widow and Frederick is working as a stockman on a farm, and they are living at Halls Green, Epping. In the 1911 census his mother has remarried, a Charles Sheppard and they are living in Epping Long Green, Epping, Frederick is 28, single and working as a farm labourer.

Wartime Service

Enlisted at Warley in Essex and joined the 3/4th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment. This was a home-based unit in Leicester and Loughborough. In January 1916 they moved to Grantham and in September of that year the 4th Battalion absorbed what was the 5th Battalion and moved to Catterick in Yorkshire and then to North Coates and Louth in Lincolnshire where they remained for the rest of the war. Frederick died while stationed there, but there is no information as to the cause of his death.

Acknowledgments

Terry & Glenis Collins