1887 Nov 21. Born in Vryburg, South Africa (RIC, Ancestry Tree and RGA enlistment)
1910 Enlists in RGA (no 33322) at Woolwich. Gives place of birth as South Africa (The RGA Enlistment Book is a mess as they appear too have added a man over his entry)
1911 census at Palace Barracks Simonstown , S.Africa with RGA. . He gives place of birth as Cape Town
1916 Jun 2 Married to Frances Maud Florence Adams in Cape town
1916 Jul Landed in France
1918 Feb 9 Assumed date of commission
1919 Aug 9. 2nd Lt to be Lt. - P. Adams.
1920 Jan 31. RGA. Lt. P. Adams retires, receiving a gratuity.
1920 Oct 25 Joined ADRIC with service no. 865. Posted to E Coy
1920 Nov 20. Promoted Section Leader
1920 Dec 13. Re-engaged
1921 Jan 29 Posted to Depot
1921 Apr 10 to Apr 24 on Leave without Pay and Allowances
1921 Apr 15. Discharged medically unfit. Not due to service in ADRIC
My grandfather was married twice . What he did in SA I am not sure as he had so many jobs but basically office admin.
1939 Register Living with wife Winifred at 69 Scarle Road , Wembley M.B., Middlesex,. He is an Engineers Accountant and retired Lt in RA. His first wife certainly died in Cape Town in 28 Oct 1953. Her death cert says "Widow"
1963 Died Cape Town (Ancestry Tree)