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William Adams

Servicenumber : 4547065
Rank : Corporal
Regiment : Border Regiment
Unit : 1st Airborne Battalion
Secondary Unit : attd. H.Q. 1st Airlanding Brigade
Date of Death : 24-09-1944
Age : 21
Grave : Plot 21. Row B. Grave 18
William Adams was born in Buckinghamshire. He was a son of Horace and Elizabeth Adams of Attercliffe, Sheffield. He was attached to the defence platoon of the 1st Airlanding Brigade Headquarters. Adams was given a field burial at the crossroads Van Borsselenweg/Utrechtseweg in Oosterbeek. He was later reburied at the Airborne Cemetery in Oosterbeek. 
Picture: 23-09-2012
Sources: Website CWGC, When Dragons Flew and Roll of Honour