William Adam

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  • Service no: 9076
  • Rank: Private
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  • Regiment/Service: Highland Light Infantry
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  • Age at Death: 19
  • Date of Death: 22.05.1918
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More about William Adam

There is no W. Adam, Regimental Nunber 9076 Highland Light Infantry, listed on either the C.WG.C. or S.D.G.W. That, Regimental number was allocated to Pte Walter W. Hamilton 9076, Highland Light Infantry. Believe this man to be Pte William Adam, 55801, who was killed in action 22.05.1881

William Adam   9076   Highland Light Infantry

ADAMKilled in action on 22nd May, No. 9076 Private William Adam, Highland Light Infantry, aged 19½ years.

Little I thought when we last said good-bye

It would be the last parting between you and I;

In the red fields of France you are laid far away,

But not too far for my thoughts to stray.

Inserted by his lady friend, Miss Maggie A. Rorke, No. 225 Overgate.

Dundee People’s Journal 22nd June 1918

Information supplied by Gary Thomson, additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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