William Burgess Adamson (1879-1917)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

ADAMSON, WILLIAM BURGESS. Acting Sergeant. No 3/11505. 9th Battalion Duke of Wellington's Regiment. Born Scarborough. Son of Benjamin and Ann Adamson. Came to Huddersfield three years before the outbreak of war. Lived 5 Cross Grove Street, Huddersfield. Husband of Lilian Adamson. Employed by Mr. G.S. Jarmaine of Dalton. Enlisted September 1914. Had served in the Boer War. Killed in action, 15.8.1917. Buried in BROWN'S COPSE CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 4, Row A, Grave 55.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission