Private James Adcock
Sherwood Foresters Badge

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.

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

Cement House Cemetery, Belgium.
Private James Adcock grave
Private Adcock is also commemorated on the following 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.