|1. Memorial:||Hitchin Cemetery||S. III. A.|
|2. Book:||The (1921) Masonic Roll of Honour 1914-1918||Pg.115|
|3. Memorial:||The (1940) Scroll - WW1 Roll of Honour||18D GQS|
Awards & Titles:
Family :Father was a George Adcock who was a Wesleyan Minister who lived at 23 Chiltern Road Hitchin. On Keith’s death he left his father a sum of £1042 4s 7d
Probate shows that around the time of his death he was living at 23 Chiltern Road, Hitchin, Hertfordshire as a Lieutenant in the London Electrical Engineers, but died at the General Military Hospital at Colchester, Essex. Will to George Adcock (Wesleyan Minister) �1042 4s 7d.
Education & Career :
After working for the Bradford and Leeds Corporations, he was appointed Assistant Engineer for Singapore.
He was resident on Singapore Island for five years and was much involved in local government there.
- The First World War 1914-1918, World-wide.
|Unit / Ship / Est.: Not Yet Known|
|Action : Natural Causes|
Natural causes is attributed those deaths due to causes that were not directly associated with the war. Included in this are wartime deaths resulting from, for example, theSpanish Influenza pandemic and its associated pneumonia problems and other attributions such as age and exhaustion. It also groups those who through Post Traumatic Stress committed suicide as a result of their experiences.
At the outbreak of the Great War he wanted to return to England but had to stay in Singapore due to the nature of his work.
Eventually he did return home and immediately joined the London Electrical Engineering Unit of the Royal Engineers.
He was later attached to an Anti-Aircraft Company of the Royal Garrison Artillery stationed in the Defence Command.
He died in Colchester Military Hospital from double pneumonia following on from influenza which was raging in epidemic proportions at the time.
|Type||Lodge Name and No.||Province/District :|
|Mother :||St. George No. 1152 E.C.||Eastern Archipelago|
23rd July 1913
23rd September 1913
23rd October 1913
The project globally acknowledges the following as sources of information for research across the whole database:
- The Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- The (UK) National Archives
- Ancestry.co.uk - Genealogy, Family Trees & Family History online
- ugle.org.uk - The records of the United Grand Lodge of England including the Library and Museum of Freemasonry
- Founder Researchers : Paul Masters & Mike McCarthy
- Researcher : Bruce Littley
Researcher : Tom Hawley