Corporal Matthew Adcock

Army Number: 266916

Battalion: 2/7th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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He was born in Nottingham and lived at Hyson Green, Nottingham. Son of David Adcock and Annie Mary Tyler (formerly Adcock), of 4, Camomile Street, Hyson Green, Nottingham. He was a printer prior to enlisting at Nottingham and was killed in action, on 5th June 1917, by German shellfire whilst serving in the trenches at Bilhem Farm, near Neuville, France.

Buried Metz-En-Couture Communal Cemetery British Extension. Plot 1, Row D, Grave 8.

Metz-En-Couture Communal Cemetery British Extension.

Corporal Matthew Adcock is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
Victoria Embankment War Memorial, Nottingham.