Both on replacement ribbons named to .
Ghost dated. Qsa engraved 3686 pte w t Adams glouc rgt . Clasps Relief Of Kimberley / Paardeberg / Driefontein / transvaal.
Ksa impressed 3686 pte w Adams glouc regt .
William Thomas Adams ( served initially as alias William willmott )
Was born Chipping Sodbury gloucestershire.
A painter by occupation.
He enlisted 29th September 1892 into 3rd battalion gloucestershire regiment.
He was convicted by courtmartial in 1897 for drunkeness and reduced from sjt to corporal.
In 1898 again convicted by courtmartial this time of neglect to the predice and reduced to private .
He served in Malta/ Cyprus/ Egypt/ India and home then on 1st January he went to South Africa serving until September 1902 .
His mother was listed as next of kin Jane Adams cheswith Street , St clements , Oxford.
He re-enlisted for ww1 in 1915 as a sergeant 21st midland battalion rifle brigade 10631 aged 42 years . A painter and decorator living at 19 Cross St, St clements , Oxford.
Discharged no longer physically fit 16th August 1916 home service only .