We remember John Robert Adamson

We remember John Robert Adamson

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Timeline

Timeline

1891
birth Monkwearmouth, Sunderland United Kingdom Source:6155602 1st November 1891
1914
employment Pianist Sunderland United Kingdom Source:6155602 1st October 1914
1914
enlistment Sunderland United Kingdom Source:6155602 1st October 1914
1914
dates Age 23 Source:6155602 1st November 1914
1915
service British Army Acting Lance Corporal 18/661 Durham Light Infantry 18th Battalion Source:8696948 19th November 1915
1915
theatres Egypt :4 Source:6155602 6th December 1915 - 4th March 1916
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:6155602 5th March 1916 - 1st July 1916
1916
missing Notes with his attestation form show that he was reported as missing 1/4 July, he was struck off on 25 August, and retrospectively was regarded as dead on or since 1 July 1916. Source:6155602 1st July 1916 - 4th July 1916
marriage Single Source:6155602
1916
death Killed in Action Reported Missing, later, Regarded as Dead. The Somme France Source:6155215 Source:6155602 Source:6155236 1st July 1916
burial Thiepval Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial The Somme No Known Grave France Pier and Face 14 A and 15 C. Source:8696947 Source:6155236

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names John Robert
Initials JR
Last Name Adamson
Source 6155215
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
31 Bond Street, Monkwearmouth United Kingdom parents address known 1914-10-01
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 18/661 Durham Light Infantry 18th Battalion Acting Lance Corporal
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Robert Adamson father
Esther Adamson mother
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Single wife -
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Brown Dark Brown
DateHeightSource
1914-10-01 5'6"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1914-10-01 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

TitleConnected byMore information
Medal Index Card
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Deryck11795
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Transcription Selena49658
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Selena49658
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Selena49658
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Selena49658

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Multimedia

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John R Adamson CWGC cert Deryck11795
John R Adamson MIC Deryck11795
DLI cap badge Deryck11795
Attestation: John Robert Adamson Deryck11795
Thiepval Names Deryck11795
Pip, Squeak & Wilfred Deryck11795
1911 Census: Adamson Family Deryck11795
1901 Census: Adamson Family Deryck11795
Davey Lamp Deryck11795
Thiepval Memorial Desmond1478
Thiepval Memorial. Desmond1478
The Battle of the Somme. Desmond1478

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