James William Adams

Military Person

1839 – 1903

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Who was James William Adams?

Reverend James William Adams VC was born in Cork and was an Irish recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. He was the first clergyman to be awarded the VC and one of only five civilians.

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Born
Nov 24, 1839
Cork
Religion
  • Anglicanism
Nationality
  • United Kingdom
Profession
Died
Oct 24, 1903
Ashwell

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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