Private Benjamin William Adams

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Army Number: 13645

Battalion: 1st Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Born at Huthwaite, Nottinghamshire. Son of Benjamin and Alice Adams; Husband of Catherine Adams of 51, Lime Street, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire. He was a coalminer at Brierley Hill Colliery (Stanton Hill), Nottinghamshire prior to enlisting at Mansfield, 24th August 1914 and went to France on 18th May 1915. He was killed in action on 4th March 1917 in the attack south of Albert, France.

Commemorated: Thiepval Memorial, France. Pier and Face 10C, 10D and 11A

Thiepval Memorial, France.

Private Benjamin William Adams is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
Sutton War Memorial (St. Michael and All Angels Cross), Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire.
Sutton-in-Ashfield Cemetery War Memorial, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire.
Huthwaite Cemetery Cenotaph War Memorial, Huthwaite, Nottinghamshire.
Huthwaite Methodist Church War Memorial, Huthwaite, Nottinghamshire.
Victoria Embankment War Memorial, Nottingham.