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James Francis Basil Adkins

Informatie over geboorte

Geboortedatum:
04/04/1898
Geboorteplaats:
Preston, Lancashire, Engeland, Verenigd Koninkrijk

Informatie legerdienst

Land:
Engeland, Verenigd Koninkrijk
Strijdmacht:
British Expeditionary Force
Rang:
Private
Service nummer:
9760
Dienstneming datum:
May 1916
Dienstneming plaats:
Preston, Lancashire, Engeland, Verenigd Koninkrijk
Eenheden:
 —  Suffolk Regiment, 2nd Bn.  (Laatst gekende eenheid)

Informatie over overlijden

Datum van overlijden:
01/10/1917
Plaats van overlijden:
Lijssenthoek, Remy Siding Casualty Clearing Stations, Belgiƫ
Doodsoorzaak:
Died of wounds (D.O.W.)
Leeftijd:
19

Begraafplaats

Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery
Plot: 25
Rij: J
Graf: 9A

Onderscheidingen en medailles 2

British War Medal
Medaille
Victory Medal
Medaille

Points of interest 1

#1 'Sterfteplaats'

Extra informatie

Private James Francis Basil ADKINS ( 2nd Bn. Suffolk Regiment, 76th Brigade, 3rd Division ) got wounded in the Zonnebeke area on the 29th of September 1917, while acting as a reserve stretch-bearer for the 7th Field Ambulance ( Royal Army Medical Corps ( R.A.M.C.), 7th Brigade, 3rd Division ). This happened during the Battle of Polygon Wood, which took place from the 26th till the 30th of September. He was brought to Casualty Clearing Station no. 17, also known as Remy Farm or Remy Sidings. Unfortunately, because of his wounds, he passed away on the 1st of October 1917. He is buried at Lijsenthoek Military Cemetery.

Bronnen 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.
Gebruikte bronnen
"The History of the Suffolk Regiment 1914-1927", Murphy C.C.R., London, Hutchinson & Co., 1928, pg. 223-224.
Gebruikte bronnen
Ancestry
http://www.ancestry.co.uk
Verdere verwijzing
CWGC
http://www.cwgc.org/find-war-dead/casualty/2056574/ADKINS,%20J%20F%20B
Gebruikte bronnen
Locations of British Casualty Clearing Stations
http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army/regiments-and-corps/locations-of-british-casualty-clearing-stations/
Gebruikte bronnen
The Long Long Trail
http://www.longlongtrail.co.uk/army
Verdere verwijzing