We remember Adam French Cosh

We remember Adam French Cosh

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1891
sibling Richard Cosh Source:9413839 5th February 1891
1893
birth Glasserton United Kingdom Source:9413721 5th January 1893
1893
location Balcraig Cottages, Glasserton United Kingdom parents address Source:9413721 1893 - 1901
1913
location Canada Canada away from home address Source:9413839 1913 - November 1914
1913
employment Working on a farm Canada Source:9413839 1913 - 1914
1914
enlistment Liverpool United Kingdom Source:9413745 5th November 1914
1914
dates Age 21 Source:9413745 5th November 1914
1915
hospitalisation Article outlining news received by Mrs Cosh that son, Richard, had been killed, and Adam had been wounded twice Hospital/Institution Source:9413839 January 1915 - 11th December 1915
1915
hospitalisation Listed as wounded Hospital/Institution Source:9413800 20th January 1915
1915
hospitalisation Listed as wounded Hospital/Institution Source:9413800 28th February 1915
1915
service British Army Private 6678 Black Watch 1st Battalion Source:9413831 23rd September 1915
1916
hospitalisation Listed as wounded Hospital/Institution Source:9413800 24th September 1916
1917
hospitalisation Injured at Monchy Hospital/Institution Source:9413774 23rd April 1917
1917
service British Army Corporal 6678 Black Watch 9th Battalion Source:9413774 23rd April 1917
service British Army Acting Serjeant SS/6678 Royal Highlanders Source:5107861
service British Army Acting Sergeant 6678 Black Watch 8th Battalion Source:9413745
service British Army Private S/6678 Royal Highlanders Source:5107861
1918
death Killed in Action The local newspaper reported Adam was shot after taking over command of the platoon after his officer was killed. He died instantly and was buried behind the lines. Meteren France Source:9413745 Source:9413818 19th July 1918
burial Ploegsteert Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Comines-Warneton, Hainaut, Belgium Source:9413745

Details

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Names
TypeName
First Names Adam French
Initials AF
Last Name Cosh
Source 9413721
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
Balcraig Cottages, Glasserton United Kingdom parents address 1893 - 1901
Canada Canada away from home address 1913 - November 1914
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army S/6678 Royal Highlanders Private
British Army SS/6678 Royal Highlanders Acting Serjeant
British Army 6678 Black Watch 8th Battalion Acting Sergeant
British Army 6678 Black Watch 9th Battalion Corporal
British Army 6678 Black Watch 1st Battalion Private
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Annie Douglas French mother
William Cosh father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Richard Cosh brother 5th February 1891

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The Galloway Gazette Janet23062
Black Watch Archive Janet23062
Military Hospitals Admission and Discharge Registers WWI Janet23062
1st WW Daily Reports (missing, wounded, prisoner of war) Janet23062
Wigtown Free Press Janet23062
Soldier's and Airmen's Wills, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) Janet23062
Galloway Gazette Janet23062

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