Adkin, Arthur Wellesley


War Service:
Second Lieutenant ARTHUR WELLESLEY ADKIN of the 20th ( Blackheath & Woolwich) Battalion London Regiment was killed in action on 3 June 1917, aged 22.

He is buried and remembered in Chester Farm Cemetery near Ypres.

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the war memorial at St Augustine’s Church, Grove Park, on the 20th London Regiment Roll of Honour and on the Blackheath Proprietary School Roll of Honour.

He was the son of John G and Lizzy Adkin of “Claverdon”, Grove Park, who had lived at 107 Burnt Ash Hill. Arthur attended Blackheath Proprietary School from May 1906 until 1907.

Contributed By: Andy Pepper

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