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8th Brigade. Canadian Field Artillery
23 march 1896, St. Catherines , Ontario
20 november 1917
Son of John A. and Frances Adie, of
5 Adam Street , St. Catharines, Ontario
5'5" = 1.65m
124 lbs = 56.2 kg
Vlamertinghe New Military Cemetery
Plot XII , Row C , Stone 13
5 july 1916
23 november 1916
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8 july 1917
20 november 1917
Enlisted at St. Catherines, Ontario and posted to the 71st Bty. Canadian Field Artillery
Embarked per SS' Mauretania' at Halifax
Disembarked at Liverpool , England
Taken on strength Reserve Brigade , Shorncliffe Camp
Admitted in Mauretania ships hospital with gonorrhea
Admitted to Seaforth Hospital
Struck of strength and proceeded to France
Arrived from England with Shorncliffe Composite Battery as Reinforcement to the 1st Canadian Divisional Ammunition Column.
Transferred to the 8th Bde. CFA
Taken on strength
Killed in action
Entry War diary : 20 november 1917.
On November 1st and 2nd the 8th Brigade relieved the personnel of the 38th Army Brigade,RFA in the line.
The battery positions all located within 400 yards of Kansas Cross ,east of the corner.
Brigade Headquarters at Wieltje in dugouts.
The SOS line varied back and forth untill the Passchendaele attack.
An average of 700 rounds of ammunition per gun was maintained at the gun positions during the whole stay in the line.
The usual 400 rounds harassing fire each night is being continued.
Enemy concentration of fire on Battery positions continued becoming intense at times.
Several casualties occured including Gunner Adie who was killed instantly by a fragment from exploding enemy shell, during the afternoon of 20 november 1917 whilst beside his gun.