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Reginald Adams

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Reginald Adams

Person  Male  Born 3/5/1940  Died 17/7/1969

Categories: Tragedy

Demolition worker, employed by A & R Metal Company, killed in the Dudgeon's Wharf explosion.

Andrew Behan has researched Adams: Reginald Thomas Adams was born on 3 May 1940. In 1962 he married Kathleen Joyce Stebbings in Romford and they had four children, Mark J. Adams, Daniel F. Adams, Tracy Adams and Ricky Adams. He died, aged 29 years, from injuries resulting from an explosion involving flammable vapours in an old oil tank that was in the process of being demolished at Dudgeon's Wharf, Manchester Road, Millwall. He was buried on 24 July 1969 in Havering, Essex. Probate records dated 28 March 1970 stating administration of his estate was granted gives his address as 41 Ingrebourne Road, Rainham, Essex. His effects totalled £600.

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