Capt William Samuel Adams


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. I don't think that his fathers profession is right . His religion is in RIC as Protestant

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, He seems to have changed his name to William Somerville Adams at this time. It is the same man

1921 Sep 1. Posted as DI3 to Kanturk

1922 May 22. Pensioned from RIC

1928 Oct 27 He is involved in an involved court case, where he is accused of assault. Charged as William Somerville Adams. The court considered that the case against him was proven, but decided, in view of his good character, not to prceed to convict him

1939 Register He is a single Solicitor living at 2 Saint Martins Road , Lambeth, London Also a Capt in Territorial 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