KIRKHOPE, William Adamson Forbes
Signalman (later 2nd/Lieut)
Royal Corps of Signals & Camerons
7662003 & 352648
Honours & Awards:
Signalman William Kirkhope, 2 Special Service Bde. Signals, was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal  in recognition of gallant and distinguished service on the 13th September 1943 at Salerno when he volunteered to repair a vital line of communications that had been cut on the Vietri to Salerno road, an area that was under heavy enemy mortar and M.G. fire .
7662003 Cadet William Adamson Forbes KIRKHOPE was commissioned to be 2nd Lt., in the Camerons on the 16th August 1945. New service no. 352648. 
 London Gazette 36327, page 256.
 National Archives file WO 373/4/83.
 London Gazette 37279, page 4738.
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