Adams, Richard Henry (Richard H.)

Rank P.O.
Service # 2611 C
Unit # RCNVR
Resident Blenheim
Books Of Rememberance Page Available

Seaman Richard H. Adams served fourteen years with the Royal Naval Reserve.

Seaman Richard H. Adams left Canada for England August 4th, 1914, doing escort duty until May 1915 when he was sent to the Dardanelles. In February 1918 he returned to Canada for one month’s leave, returning for duty in the North Sea with the Grand Fleet. He was then Rated Petty Officer 1st Class after 3 years and 6 months service and transferred to the R.N.C.V.R. September 21st 1919 and sent to H.M.C.S. Niobe at Halifax, N.S. where he remained till February 10th 1919.

Petty Officer R.H. Adams was honourably discharged from H.M.C.S. at Halifax, N.S. February 10th 1919 owing to demobilization.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Sources IODE, Blenheim Freedom Library
Height 5' 8''
Eye Colour Hazel
Age 36
Complexion Dark
Hair Brown
Race White
Birthplace Hastings, England
Religion Anglican
Last Place of Employment Bates Brothers, R.R. #1, Morpeth, Ontario
Average Earnings $60.00 per month
Marital Status Married
Marriage Info October 6th, 1905. All Saint's Church, Hastings, England
When Enlisted June 21st, 1900
Where Enlisted Hastings Coast Guard Station
Allowance from Patriotic Fund $37.00 per month
Next of Kin Wife- Mrs. Jessie Beatrice Adams, Ridgetown. Son- William J.H. Adams, Theodore W. Adams

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