ADLAM, William George Henry

Rank: 
Sergeant
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Gloucestershire Regiment
Service: 
Army
Service numbers: 
5183147
Honours & Awards: 
Sergeant William Adlam MM 4 Commando

Sergeant William Adlam was awarded the Military Medal whilst serving with the Glosters as part of the British Expeditionary Force 1939-40 [1]. On his return to the UK he volunteered for the newly formed No 4 Commando and in November 1940 was attached to 'G' troop [2].  In August 1942 he took part in Operation Jubilee, the Dieppe raid [3].

The death of Sgt. William Adlam, MM. (4 Cdo) of Boxhill, Victoria, Australia, was announced in Commando Association newsletter 70 issued March 1970.

Sources
[1] London Gazette 34863, page 3343.
[1] National Archives file WO373/15/7.
[2] CVA Gallery photo from the late Sgt. Ernie Brooks No.4 Commando 
[3] Dieppe partial nominal roll [view].
 

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