Sergeant William Edgar Adkin

Army Number: 9920

Battalion: 1st Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Born at Sneinton, Nottingham, Son of William and Sarah Ellen Adkin, of 20, Foxhall Road, Berridge Road, Nottingham. He was a regular soldier who also served in India. He went to France on 4th November 1914 and was killed in action on 12th March 1915 during the German counter-attack on Neuve-Chapelle, France.

Commemorated: Le Touret Memorial, France. Panel 26 and 27.

Le Touret Memorial, France.

Sergeant William Edgar Adkin is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
Victoria Embankment War Memorial, Nottingham.