We remember Tom Edwin Adlam,

We remember Tom Edwin Adlam,

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Timeline

Timeline

1885
sibling Gertrude Elsie GE Adlam Source:8692468 1885
1886
sibling Ewart John EJ Adlam Source:8692468 1886
1888
sibling Evelyn Violet EV Adlam Source:8692468 1888
1891
sibling Edward Percy Wilfred EPW Adlam Source:8692468 1891
1893
birth Waterloo Gardens, Alderbury, Salisbury, Wiltshire United Kingdom Source:6245896 21st October 1893
1900
sibling Dorothy Ethel DE Adlam Source:8692468 1900
1901
dates Age 7 Source:8692468 31st March 1901
1906
education Day Scholar. Received total exemption from tuition fees. In 1909, passed Oxford Local Junior examination with 3rd Honours. In 1910, passed Oxford Local Senior examination. Bishop Wordsworth's Grammar School Salisbury United Kingdom Source:8752011 12th September 1906 - 31st July 1910
1910
education Teaching. Salisbury P.T.C. Source:8752011 1910
1911
employment Pupil Teacher Source:8692548 2nd April 1911
1911
dates Age 17 Source:8692548 1911
1912
service British Army Territorial Force Source:6245896 September 1912
1915
commission Temporary Source:8752042 23rd November 1915
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:199709 July 1916
1916
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:8752110 27th September 1916
1916
service British Army Second Lieutenant Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment Source:6993635 27th September 1916
1917
awards The Order of the Crown of Italy - Cavalier Other War Service Award Source:8752136 26th May 1917
service British Army Captain 11792 Corps of Royal Engineers Source:8752214
burial St Matthew Churchyard, Blackmoor Non-War Cemetary Hampshire United Kingdom Source:8751926
service British Army Lieutenant-Colonel 11792 Corps of Royal Engineers Source:8752217
service British Army Captain (War Subs. Major) 11792 Corps of Royal Engineers Source:8752217
education St Martin's Source:8752011
marriage Ivy Annette Mace Source:8751939 8th August 1891 - 1916
service British Army Lieutenant Army Educational Corps Source:8752207
service British Army Acting Captain Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment Source:8752187
service British Army Second Lieutenant The Bedfordshire Regiment Source:8752140
service British Army Lieutenant The Bedfordshire Regiment Source:8752140
service British Army Serjeant 1842 Hampshire Regiment Source:199709
service British Army Captain Army Educational Corps Source:8752209
1975
dates Age 81 Source:8537405 28th May 1975
1975
death Not War Related Tom Adlam died suddenly during a family holiday on Hayling Island Hampshire Hayling Island, South East Hampshire United Kingdom Source:6245896 28th May 1975

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Tom Edwin
Initials TE
Last Name Adlam,
Source 199709
First Names Tom Edwin
Initials TE
Last Name Adlam
Source 6993635
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
14 Waterloo Gardens, Milford, Salisbury, Wiltshire United Kingdom parents address known 1901-03-31
2 Farley Road, Waterloo Gardens, Salisbury, Wiltshire United Kingdom parents address known 1911-04-02
The School House, Blackmoor, Alton, Hampshire United Kingdom their own address known 1939-09-29
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSubRankSource
British Army 1842 Hampshire Regiment Serjeant
British Army Territorial Force
British Army Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment Second Lieutenant
British Army The Bedfordshire Regiment Lieutenant
British Army The Bedfordshire Regiment Second Lieutenant
British Army Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment Acting Captain
British Army Army Educational Corps Lieutenant
British Army Army Educational Corps Captain
British Army 11792 Corps of Royal Engineers Captain
British Army 11792 Corps of Royal Engineers Captain (War Subs. Major)
British Army 11792 Corps of Royal Engineers Lieutenant-Colonel
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
The Order of the Crown of Italy - Cavalier Other War Service Award
VC British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Evangeline Adlam mother
John Adlam father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Gertrude Elsie Adlam sister 1885
Evelyn Violet Adlam sister 1888
Dorothy Ethel Adlam sister 1900
Ewart John Adlam brother 1886
Edward Percy Wilfred Adlam brother 1891
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Ivy Annette Mace wife 1891 - 1916

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Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Britain, Trade Union Members, Service & Casualties 1914-1918 Transcription Yvonne27542
Britain, Trade Union Members, Service & Casualties 1914-1918 Transcription Yvonne27542
England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 Transcription Yvonne27542
Victoria Cross Recipients 1854-2006 Transcription Trevor321
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Anne1202
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Charlotte33
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Charlotte33
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Anne1202
Medal Index Card

External Evidence

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The Victoria Cross Britain's Highest Award for Gallantry Anne1202
The London Gazette - 24th November 1942 Yvonne27542
The Edinburgh Gazette - 1st June 1917 Yvonne27542
The London Gazette - 10th December 1920 - Page 12267 Yvonne27542
The London Gazette - 28th June 1917 Yvonne27542
The London Gazette - 29th August 1916 Yvonne27542
The London Gazette - 17th October 1917 Yvonne27542
The London Gazette - 20th December 1919 Yvonne27542
The Edinburgh Gazette - 20th December 1919 Yvonne27542
The London Gazette - 31st March 1919 Yvonne27542
1939 Register Yvonne27542
The London Gazette - 24th November 1915 Yvonne27542
The Edinburgh Gazette - 1st December 1916 Yvonne27542
The London Gazette - 13th January 1920 Yvonne27542
Bishop Wordsworth's Grammar School, Salisbury - Admissions Register Yvonne27542
The Bedfordshire Regiment in the Great War Yvonne27542
The London Gazette - 20th May 1947 Yvonne27542
The London Gazette - 10th December 1920 - Page 12266 Yvonne27542
The London Gazette - 3rd April 1923 Yvonne27542
The London Gazette - 13th December 1921 Yvonne27542
The London Gazette - 20th April 1923 Yvonne27542
The London Gazette - 14th June 1921 Yvonne27542
The London Gazette - 20th February 1923 Yvonne27542
Wikipedia page - Tom Adlam Yvonne27542
Interview in IWM Collections Charlotte33

Multimedia

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VC Paving Stone Catherine91214
Grave of Tom Edwin Adlam, V.C. Yvonne27542
Tom Adlam Myko59

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