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Adamson, William (1884-1916)

Sherborne School, UK, Book of Remembrance for former pupils who died in the First World War, 1914-1918.


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Credit: Sherborne School Archives, Abbey Road, Sherborne, Dorset, UK, DT9 3AP.


Details: William Adamson, born in Sunderland on 23 November 1884, son of William Adamson and Eliza Adamson of Langham Tower, Sunderland.


Attended Aysgarth Preparatory School.


Attended Sherborne School (School House) January 1899-December 1903; 6th form; 1st XV rugby football team 1902, 1903.


Attended Trinity College, Cambridge: admitted as a pensioner 25 June 1904, BA 1907, MA 1911.


Farmed at Greenfoot, Sebergham, near Carlisle.


WW1, Captain in the Loyal North Lancashire Regiment, 11th (Reserve) Bn. Killed in Iraq/Mesopotamia on 24 April 1916.


Commemorated at:

The Basra Memorial, panel 27,%20WI...


Trinity College Chapel First World War Memorial


Memorial lych gates at Sebergham church, Cumbria


Sherborne School: War Memorial Staircase; Book of Remembrance.

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