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Serjeant
(later Lieutenant)

Stanley
ADAMSON

Born:

Q4 1918 Belfast RD

 

Service Nos.

2068637 [Lance Serjeant/NCO in 591 Antrim Parachute]
327110  

Regiment(s):

591 Antrim Parachute Squadron 
9th Battalion RE with rank of Captain

Military Notes:
Service Record:

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.

 

Family Notes:

son  of Henry Adamson and his wife Margaret McColl [m.1913 Belfast], of Belfast.

Civilian Occupation:

./. 

Married:

./. 

Died:

18  Nov 1946 killed in a mine explosion in Palestine. For details see Q.52 in Sapper McDonough's memoir Click

Burial:

Interred  at Ramleh War Cemetery, south east of Tel Aviv.

Cemetery / Memorial:

see  photo below 

Links:

[Click] for page on newspaper articles about the troubles in Palestine around the time of his death.

Misc:

Postumously  awarded the King Haakon VII of Norway's Liberty Medal  in March 1948 .

 

 

 

 


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