Private Walter Adkin

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Army Number: 3366

Battalion: 1/6th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Born and lived at Staveley, Derbyshire. Son of William and Mary Adkin, of 33, Poolsbrook Cottages, Staveley. He was a coal miner prior to enlisting at Staveley on 22nd December 1914. He went to France on 25th February 1915 and died of wounds on 1st October 1915.

Buried Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium. Plot 1, Row C, Grave 28.

Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium.
Private Walter Adkin grave.

Private Adkin is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
Staveley War Memorial, Staveley, Derbyshire.

His brother Private Joseph Adkin 1/6th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment also fell in the Great War.