London history over 2000 years
William Albert Adams was awarded the Military Medal. He served in the 2nd Border Regiment; as Private. Regimental number was 17953. He previously worked for the LCC in the Tramways department. His first service of war in France was in March 1915.
The London Gazette of 9 December 1916 lists 17953 Private W A Adams, Border regiment for the award of a Military medal.
Adams, William Albert (1914-18) ; M.M. ; Private, Border Regiment ; France 2
years 7 months.
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