Lieutenant E S R Adams

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    • 16/Mar/2014 17:18:50

    Due to the fact that Lt Adams' full name isn't given, it is hard to find out any definite information about him. However, there is a report from a newspaper in Whitstable, Kent, in 1916 in which a Lt E S R Adams is noted to have received the Military Cross. he is said to have been in the war from the start - being part of the BET in 1914. His mother's name is given as Mrs Pell. I cannot find any other information, but suspect that this solider did receive the Military Cross.

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    The11Doctor

    • 16/Jul/2014 00:28:08

    If he's a Lieutenant. Why's he got three pips, a Captains rank? :-S

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    richardbroadhead21

    • 20/Sep/2015 09:57:58

    Edward Sidney Royston Adams ! 1889 Suffolk

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    Wemmbley-Hogg

    • 02/Aug/2017 15:54:32

    Captain Edward Sydney-Royston ADAMS RE was awarded a Military Cross in the King's Birthday Honours of 1916.