Worcestershire. 03 September 1918

Ezra Adams was the son of Joseph and Emily Adams of 14 Birmingham Road, Blackheath, and attended Halesowen Grammar School. He enlisted in the Worcester Territorials and joined the 2/8th Battalion, which fought on the Somme in 1916 and in the Third Battle of Ypres during 1917. In March 1918 it was facing the Hindenburg Line and was driven back during the enemy's fearsome Spring offensive. He was promoted Corporal and took part in the Advance to Victory from July 1918. He was killed in action near Estaires on the road to Armentieres and is buried in the cemetery at Laventie (IV F 8). He was 23 years of age and his name is commemorated on the Blackheath, Halesowen and The Earls School Memorials.

Commemorated at:

Halesowen Grammar School - Earls High School

Halesowen Grammar School - Earls High School

Halesowen Grammar School - Earls High School

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