Adams, George Griffin

Regimental Number: 2383249
Rank: Private
Branch: 1st Depot Battalion, Manitoba Regiment; Royal Air Force

George “Griff” Adams was born in Edinburgh, North Dakota on September 21, 1895. He joined the army on May 7, 1918, but was immediately discharged (at his request) so he could join the RAF. Griff arrived in Beaverlodge in 1929 to be a partner in his brother William’s business. After a number of years he moved to Manitoba to take care of his parents. He died in September 1950 of a brain hemorrhage.

Sources: Beaverlodge to the Rockies p. 80