Memorial Plaque to Raymond Tom Adams- MM winner! Stretcher bearer killed-in-action

$350.00

Memorial Plaque (Raymond Tom Adams). Adams (service #427730) joined the 46th Battalion on 6 July, 1915 at Moose Jaw, SK.  He joined the 28th Battalion in France on 14 June 1916.  He was twice wounded, first in the left arm 18 September, 1916 and later in the left shoulder on 3 November 1916.  On 6 November 1917 he was he was reported missing and later upgraded to KIA.  His military medal was gazetted on 19 November, 1917 and his citation reads:

For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty on August 21, 1917.  This man was employed as a Stretcher Bearer and for twenty-four hours he attended wounded under heavy rifle, machine gun and shell fire. On one occasion when the enemy drove in one of our bombing posts, a wounded man was left lying at the block upon which the enemy was showering bombs.  This man regardless of his own danger, crawled out to the block under heavy fire and succeeded in bringing the wounded man to safety.  His courage and devotion to duty throughout the action was most outstanding.  

Sold with copied service file, MM citation and CWGC certificate.  Plaque is extremely fine.

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