I cannot find a MIC. He may have been in UK all the time.
1892 Jul 29. Born Mullingar Westmeath to an NCO in East Lancs Regt
1901 census at The Barracks, Cavalry Street Burnley, Burnley
1911 census at 29 Milton Street, Padiham, Lancs
1915 Mar 13. 5th East Lancs Regt. To be second Lt. William Samuel Adams to be Quartermaster, with the honorary rank of Lieutenant.
1917 Aug 5. Lt. (temp.) W. S. Adams to be Lt., with precedence as from 1st June 1916, next below Lt. W. R. Millar. 5th Aug. 1917
1918 Apr 1. Married woman from Sussex
1918 Oct 2. Lt. W. S. Adams (E. Lan. R., T.F.) to be actg. Capt. while comdg. a Co., Grad.Bn. 2 Oct. 1918 to 30 Oct. 1918.
1919 Jan 6. . Lt. W. S. Adams (5th Bn., E. Lanc. R., T.F.) to be actg. Capt. while comdg. a Co., Grad. Bn., Leic. R.
1919 Mar 21. Leic. R. 52nd Bn.— Lt. W. S. Adams (5th Bn., E. Lanc. R., T.F.) relinquishes the actg. rank of Capt. on ceasing to comd. a Co. 21 Mar. 1919.
1919 Jul 8. Lt. W. S. Adams (5th Bn., E. Lan. R., T.F.) to be acting. Capt. while comdg. a Co.
1920 Mar 31. Leic. R. 52nd Bn.— Lt. (actg. Capt.) W. S. Adams (5th Bn., E. Lanc. R., T.F.) reverts to the substantive rank of Lt.
!920 May 20. Demobbed
1920 Aug 20. Joins ADRIC with service no 277. Posted to J Coy as Section Leader
1921 Jul 9. Posted to Depot
1921 Aug 26 Permanent Cadet no longer in ADRIC
1921 Sep 1. Posted as DI3 to Kanturk
1922 May 22. Pensioned from RIC
1939 Register He is a single Solicitor living at 2 Saint Martins Road , Lambeth, London Also a Capt in Territotial Reserve
1949 Jun 1 Appointed to a commission (active list): — William Somerville ADAMS (84358). 1st June 1949 (seniority 12th Aug. 1946) (and transferred to the Secretarial Branch on appointment).
1976 Mar Died Richmond upon Thames