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Name:
Adam Travis
Casualty No.:
Initials:
A
Service No.:
350168
Date of Birth:
Place of Birth:
Darley Dale, Matlock, Derbyshire
Age at Death:
Ranks:
Sergeant
Unit:
6th, 23rd, 26th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry
Teesdale Township:
Place Enlisted:
Home Address:
1 Peel Terrace, Barnard Castle on army records 52 Newgate in 1935 Newgate, Barnard Castle at time of death
Civilian Employment:
Quarryman at Cat Castle Quarries, Lartington, later stone dresser at Dunn House Quarries, Staindrop, before the war;following demobilisation, physical training instructor at Barnard Castle School
Cause of Death:
Date of Death:
Place of Death:
Barnard Castle
Battles & Campaigns:
Locally Commemorated:
UK Commemorated:
Overseas Commemorated:
Buried:
Decoration and Medals:
Service :
Army
Service Records:
Death Notice/Obituary:

Obituary in Teesdale Mercury

Family Details:

Married Miss Mary Elizabeth Alderson (who died about 12 years before her husband).

Two sons: John William Travis of Dale Road, Barnard Castle at the time of his father's death, and Herbert Alderson Travis of Northallerton at the time of his father's death (whose wife's family included George Croft and Stanley Croft)

Adam Travis aged 79 at death; had enlisted at age of 31.

 

Notes:

Known locally as footballer with Barnard Castle team (at same time as noted footballer Bob Chatt); also regular player with cricket club.

Associated with R.A.O.B.

Member of Barnard Castle Lodge (Masonic)

 

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