Adams, James Hume

Rank: Private

Regiment: 6th Battalion Cameron Highlanders

Biography: Son of John Adams, compositor; born Edinburgh, 6 March 1890 ; M.A. (I Mod. Lang.), Glasgow; student in Law, Aberdeen, 1913-15. Adams joined the 6th Cameron Highlanders in March 1915, was trained at Basingstoke, and then crossed to France. After only a few months' service, he fell in action at Loos on 26 September 1915.

Date of Death: 26 September 1915

Burial Details: Name inscribed on the Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Panel 38, Column 5.

Publication: Roll of Service, edited by Mabel Desborough Allardyce. Published 1921.


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