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Private James Adcock

Army Number : 26485

Battalion : 10th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

Born and lived at Chilwell, Nottinghamshire. Son of Jesse and Charlotte Adcock, of 31, Upper Regent Street, Beeston, Nottinghamshire. Husband of Clara James. He was a Founday Labourer prior to enlisting at Nottingham and was killed in action 9th October 1917 whilst the battalion was marching to the supprt line near Hazebrouck, Belgium.

Buried/Commemorated : Cement House Cemetery, Belgium. Plot 1, Row, G, Grave 11.

Private Adcock is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
St. Mary Magadalen Church War Memorial, Attenborough, Nottinghamshire.
Christ Church War Memorial, Chilwell, Nottinghamshire.
Memorial Hall War Memorial, Chilwell, Nottinghamshire.
Memorial Hall (New Plaque) War Memorial, Chilwell, Nottinghamshire.

His brother Private Jesse Adcock 16th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment also fell in the Great War.