Stenhouse Adam Battery Sergeant Major 1024589

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Name Stenhouse Adam
Army number 1024589
Rank Warrant Officer Class II.
Decorations Awarded 1915 Star , Victory Medal and Long Service Good Conduct Medal, which was forwarded to his widow on 2/10/1939. He probably also earned WW2 Service Awards.
Date of birth Born Dunfermline. Date not yet ascertained but possibly 1889.
Age 50 at the time of his death.
Unit Served in the Royal Field Artillery in France in WW1. Posted to the 125th Field Regiment, Royal Artillery.
Company/Battery Not yet known.
Platoon or other sub-unit Not yet known.
Task or role Battery Sergeant Major.
Joined Brigade Not yet known.
Promotions None known.
Wounded Not so far as is known.
Prisoner of War Not so far as is known.
Died/Killed in action Death registered Q3 1939. Died 19/9/1939 as a result of a road accident - knocked down by omnibus. Inquest held 21/9/1939. Buried 22/9/1939 Grave 6643, Ward 25A, Row 2, Sunderland (Mere Knolls) Cemetery. Headstone inscription reads MAY THE LOVE THAT HE MISSED OF LIFE'S HIGHWAY BE FOUND IN THE HAVEN OF REST.
Home address Son of Alexander and Marjorie Stenhouse, husband of Mary Stenhouse of Hull. Marriage registered in York Q4 1901. Lived at 64, Constable Street, Kingston upon Hull. Probate granted from the Durham Registry 25/5/1940 to his widow, Mary Stenhouse, in the sum of £268.10.5d
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Many of the Royal Artillery personnel pages have benefited from information drawn from the 1939-1945 RA Tracer Cards made available via