ADAMSON, Alexander Naismith

Rank: 
Lance Corporal
Unit / Base: 
'Middle East Depot Commando Training and Holding Unit'
52ME Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
Black Watch
Service: 
Army
Number: 
2754001
P.O.W. number: 
11759
Born: 
Friday, April 25, 1913
Birthplace: 
Bathgate, Scotland
Lance Corporal Alexander Adamson, Depot Middle East Commando, was reported missing 2 June 1941 during operations in Crete, later found to be a prisoner of war. Post war member of the Commando Association from Glasgow.
 
Sources
[1] Casualty Lists / National Archives files WO417/27, WO417/96
[2] Prisoners of War / National Archives file WO392/1.
[2a] German Record Cards of British PoWs / National Archives file WO416/2/142.

[3] Obituaries in Commando Association newsletter 101.

Notes

Rank seen as Private on some sources suggesting LCpl was an acting or temporary rank. Unit shown as 52ME Commando on source [3].


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