Private Ivor Adams

Private Ivor Adams came from Glamorgan and served with The Royal Warwickshire Regiment prior to volunteering for airborne forces on the formation of the 1st Parachute Brigade in 1941.

He was posted to the 2nd Parachute Battalion and qualified as a military parachutist after attending a basic course at RAF Ringway. He returned to RAF Ringway in January 1942 for an advanced parachute course.

Later that year he deployed with the 1st Parachute Brigade to North African for Operation Torch and was killed towards the end of the brigade's fighting in the campaign at the Battle of Tamera.

Private Adams died on 29 March 1943, aged 21 years old, and is now commemorated on the Memorial at Medjez-el-Bab War Cemetery, Tunisia.

 

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Service History

Decorations

1939-45 Star
Africa Star with 1st Army Clasp
Defence Medal
Ivor  Adams

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