Adamson, John –

Son of David and Sarah Jane Adamson, of Glenesk, 96, Castle Street, Bolton, Lancashire. Veterinary Officer of the Bolton Artillery (1st/3rd East Lancashire Brigade, Royal Field Artillery) since July 1905. Appointed temporary Major as Assistant Director of Veterinary Services to the Egyptian Expeditionary Force in July 1916.

Personal details

  • Surname: Adamson
  • Forename: John
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: Not known
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: Not known
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Major
  • Unit: Not known
  • Service number: Not known
  • Regiment: Royal Army Veterinary Corps
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Not known
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: M.C.; M.i.D.


  • CWGC Memorial: Not known
  • CWGC reference: Not known

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 23/07/1915 07/07/1916 26/04/1918
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 6c-g* 6d 6e*

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