He died during an epidemic at Gibraltar 22 October 1804. His replacement promoted 23 October 1804.
R W Adye promoted Captain 18 April 1801.
He took command of a company of the 2nd Battalion in Egypt 1801. Company to Malta November 1801. Exchanged to a company 8th Battalion just landed in Gibraltar 1 April 1804.
In the 1800 & 1802 army lists as Ralph Willet Adye. In January 1803 army list as Ra W. Adye.