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.
IODE, Blenheim Freedom Library
Last Place of Employment
Bates Brothers, R.R. #1, Morpeth, Ontario
$60.00 per month
October 6th, 1905. All Saint's Church, Hastings, England
June 21st, 1900
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