Updated: Apr 28
It is my very sad duty to inform you all of the death of Walter Adams, a founder member of Pontefract Branch and late RAPC who sadly passed away on 23 Oct 2019 aged 84. Walter was a KOYLI cadet before enlisting into the RAPC rising to the rank of Warrant Officer Class 2. Walter was a founder member of Pontefract branch. Our thoughts and condolences are with Walter's family and friends at this sad time. Rest in peace Bernard your duty done take your place in the FRV. Cede Nullis.
Walter's family have asked for the following to be published as an obituary to him:
Walter's certificate of service truly summed up Walter as loyal efficient and trustworthy. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends,
Location: St Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, Crab Hill, Back Street, Pontefract, WF8 1NL.
Date and Time: 19 Nov 19 at 0930 hrs Followed by cremation at Pontefract Crematorium at 1100 hrs
Coffin Drape: Yes KOYLI
Standard Bearers: Yes KOYLI
Bugler: Yes (Kev Fawcett)
Association members welcome: Yes
Donations in lieu of flowers to Alzheimer's Wakefield
Wake: Kings Croft Hotel, Wakefield Road, Pontefract.