Maurice Alwyn Adams

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Maurice Alwyn Adams

Birthdate: (33)
Birthplace: Kill, Kildare, Kildare, Ireland
Death: May 27, 1917 (33)
Ypres, West Flanders, Flanders, Belgium (Killed in action)
Place of Burial: Heuvelland, West Flanders (West-Vlaanderen), Belgium
Immediate Family:

Son of James Adams and Francis Maud Johnston
Husband of Lilly Adams
Brother of Edith Mary Adams; Blanche Eileen Adams; Alice Ruth Adams; Amy Maud Adams and Henry Algernon Adams

Managed by: Jason Scott Wills
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About Maurice Alwyn Adams

  • Full Name Maurice Alwyn Adams
  • Rank Last Held Driver
  • Forename(s) Maurice Alwyn
  • Surname Adams
  • War World War I, 1914-1918
  • Serial No. 2/2350
  • First Known Rank Gunner
  • Next of Kin Mrs Lily Adams (wife), 34 Adelaide Road, Wellington, New Zealand
  • Marital Status Married
  • Enlistment Address Tokomaru Bay, New Zealand
  • Military District Wellington
  • Body on Embarkation 8th Reinforcements
  • Embarkation Unit Field Artillery
  • Embarkation Date 13 November 1915
  • Transport HMNZT 35 HMNZT 36
  • Vessel Willochra or Tofua
  • Destination Suez,Egypt (18 December 1915)
  • Nominal Roll Number Vol1
  • Page on Nominal Roll 4
  • Last Unit Served New Zealand Field Artillery
  • Place of Death Messines, Belgium
  • Date of Death 28 May 1917
  • Year of Death 1917
  • Cause of Death Killed in action
  • Cemetery Name Dranoutre Military Cemetery, Heuvelland, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium

Maurice Alwyn Adams - Irish soldier of WWI

  • Place of birth Kill, county Kildare, Ireland
  • Rank: driver
  • Unit : New Zealand Artillery
  • Address : Tokomaru Bay, Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand


Rank: Driver
Service No: 2/2350
Date of Death: 28/05/1917
Regiment/Service: New Zealand Field Artillery 5th Bty.
Grave Reference: I. J. 17.



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Maurice Alwyn Adams's Timeline

March 2, 1884
Kill, Kildare, Kildare, Ireland
May 27, 1917
Age 33
Ypres, West Flanders, Flanders, Belgium
Heuvelland, West Flanders (West-Vlaanderen), Belgium