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Q4 1918 Belfast RD
2068637 [Lance Serjeant/NCO in 591 Antrim Parachute]
591 Antrim Parachute Squadron
9th Battalion RE with rank of Captain
enlisted as a Sapper and received war time commission
Parachute Training Course 69B as L/Sjt.
13 Aug 1944 with rank of 2nd Lieutenant.
16 Sep 1944 in the 591 Antrim Para Sqdn with the rank of Lieutenant.
son of Henry Adamson and his wife Margaret McColl [m.1913 Belfast], of Belfast.
18 Nov 1946 killed in a mine explosion in Palestine. For details see Q.52 in Sapper McDonough's memoir Click
Interred at Ramleh War Cemetery, south east of Tel Aviv.
Cemetery / Memorial:
see photo below
[Click] for page on newspaper articles about the troubles in Palestine around the time of his death.
Postumously awarded the King Haakon VII of Norway's Liberty Medal in March 1948 .
photo image of grave stone at Ramleh War Cemetery, reproduced here with kind permission
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