Army Number : 3366
Battalion : 1/6th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.
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 22nd December 1914. He went to France 25th February 1915 and died of wounds 1st October 1915.
Buried/Commemorated : Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium. Plot 1, Row C, Grave 28.
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.