Pte
James Francis Basil Adkins

Information about birth

Date of birth:
04/04/1898
Place of birth:
Preston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

Army information

Country:
England, United Kingdom
Force:
British Expeditionary Force
Rank:
Private
Service number:
9760
Enlistment date:
May 1916
Enlistment place:
Preston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
Units:
 —  Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Bn.  (Last known unit)

Information about death

Date of death:
01/10/1917
Place of death:
Lijssenthoek, Remy Siding Casualty Clearing Stations, Belgium
Cause of death:
Died of wounds (D.O.W.)
Age:
19

Cemetery

Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery
Plot: 25
Row: J
Grave: 9A

Distinctions and medals 2

Points of interest 1

#1 ‘Place of death’

Sources 6

"De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour 1914-18. A biographical Record of Members of His Majesty's naval and military forces who fell in the Great War 1914-1918 ", vol. 3, Naval & Military Press, 2010, pg. 2.
Sources used
"The History of the Suffolk Regiment 1914-1927", Murphy C.C.R., London, Hutchinson & Co., 1928, pg. 223-224.
Sources used
Ancestry
http://www.ancestry.co.uk
Further reference
CWGC
http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2056574/ADKINS,%20J%20F%20B
Sources used
Locations of British Casualty Clearing Stations
http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/locations-of-british-casualty-clearing-stations/
Sources used
The Long Long Trail
http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army
Further reference