Adams George Pte 14565890

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Name Adams George
Army number 14565890
Rank Pte
Date of birth Born Sheffield - birth registered Q1 1924. Mother's maiden name Lomas (to be confirmed).
Age 20 at the time of his death.
Unit Enlisted in the General Service Corps - date not yet confirmed. Underwent Basic Training - probably at a Primary Training Centre. Transferred to The Durham Light Infantry, posted to the 10th Battalion DLI - date not yet confirmed. Served Normandy. KILLED in ACTION 17/6/1944 with 10th The Battalion Durham Light Infantry.
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action KILLED in ACTION 17-Jun-44. Interred initially at St Pierre - Map 7F1 1/50,000 reference 849.695. Re-buried 22/5/1945 in Grave II. E. 7. Tilly-sur-Seulles War Cemetery. Headstone inscription reads : "FLOWERS MAY FADE LEAVES MAY FALL SOME MAY FORGET YOU BUT WE NEVER SHALL".
Home address Resident of Sheffield at the time of his death. Son of John and Elsie Adams, Park, Sheffield.
Source table 10DLI