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Robert Menzies Adamson

Informatie over geboorte

Geboortedatum:
01/09/1884
Geboorteplaats:
Kirkintilloch, Dunbartonshire, Schotland, Verenigd Koninkrijk

Algemene Informatie

Beroep:
Arbeider Gieterij (Badkuipen)

Informatie legerdienst

Land:
Engeland, Verenigd Koninkrijk
Strijdmacht:
British Expeditionary Force
Rang:
Private
Service nummer:
13404
Dienstneming datum:
/
Dienstneming plaats:
Paisley, Renfrewshire, Schotland, Verenigd Koninkrijk
Eenheden:
 —  Scots Guards, 1st Bn.  (Laatst gekende eenheid)

Informatie over overlijden

Datum van overlijden:
10/10/1917
Plaats van overlijden:
Wood 15 and Saules Farm, Belgiƫ
Doodsoorzaak:
Killed in action (K.I.A.)
Leeftijd:
33

Gedenkplaats

Tyne Cot Memorial
Paneel: 10

Extra informatie

Private Robert Menzies ADAMSON ( 1st Bn. Scots Guards, 2nd Guards Brigade, Guards Division ) was killed in action on the 10th of October 1917. After the Battle of Poelcapelle on the 9th of October the men went back to their headquarters, which were located in Wood15 and Saules Farm, depending in which compagny they were placed in. While he went to one of the headquarters, Private Adamson was killed by a shell. It is unclear which compagny he was assigned to. Private Robert Menzies Adamson is remembered at Tyne Cot Memorial.

Bronnen 6

" History of the Guards Division in the Great War 1915 - 1918. Vol. 1 ", C. Headlam, London, Naval & Military Press, 1924, pg. 268-290.
Gebruikte bronnen
" The Scots Guards in the Great War 1914-1918 ", F. Lorraine Petre ( et al. ), London, 1925, pg. 210 - 214.
Gebruikte bronnen
Ancestry
http://www.ancestry.co.uk
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CWGC
http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/845722/
Gebruikte bronnen
The Long Long Trail
http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/
Verdere verwijzing
War Diary
http://www.nmarchive.com/
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