CEF Soldier Detail

Sergeant James Irenus Adams

Regimental Number:
709631
Survived War:
Yes
Force:
Army
Regiment:
Canadian Infantry
Battalion:
26th Battalion
Company:
Place of Birth:
Newcastle, New Brunswick
Country:
Canada
Next of Kin:
Mrs John K McKenzie, Loggieville, NB
Address at Enlistment:
Date of Birth:
July 12, 1896
Trade or Calling:
town hand
Marital Status:
Single
Prior Military Experience:
No
Place of Enlistment:
Sussex, New Brunswick
Date of Enlistment:
November 5, 1915
Age at enlistment:
19
Height:
5 Feet 8 Inches
Chest:
37 Inches
Expansion:
3 Inches
Religion:
Presbyterian
Enlisted or Conscripted:
Enlisted
Saw service in:
Europe    
Cause of Death:
Survived
Battle Died/Wounded:
Date of Death:
Age at Death:
Buried at:
Plot:
Commemorated:
 
Prisoner of war:
Not Specified
Interned:
Gender:
Male
Ethnic Origin:
Not Specified
LAC Reference: RG 150, Accession 1992-93/166, Box 1Box 1Box 30 - 45
Rank Regiment Unit Company
Sergeant Canadian Infantry 26th Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry 26th Battalion
Private Canadian Infantry 104th Battalion

Pte Adams would later become a charater in a book edited by Dr Wilis Hamilton, as described here " A few years ago, I helped edit a one-of-a-kind factual and fictional work by Bruce C. Caughill, of Niagara Falls, Ontario, entitled Letters to Janet (2006), in which the WWI service of Pte. James I. Adams, of the Miramichi is cataloged in detail. "

Update 27 Apr 2016:arrr UK July 16//5 Apr 18 trans to 26th Bn//discharged 17 May 1919