Lt Percival Adams RGA

1887 Nov 21. Born in Vryburg, South Africa (RIC, Ancestry Tree and RGA enlistment). His father was a Saddler

1892 Jun 28. His mother Alice Mary Adams, nee Hendrick, died aged 27 in her fathers house in Vryburg. Percival is listed as one of her 4 children

1895 Mar 19. His father Robert Adams remarries to Hellen Committe in Cape Town

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

1930. Married Winifred Maud Goad in Hendon

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 Aug 17. Died Cape Town (Ancestry Tree)

1993 His second wife Winifred Maude died in Cape Town in 1993