Private Adam Wilson

Private Adam Waldie Wilson., 9th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps. He died in the 36th Casualty Clearing Station Belgium on 25th April 1918 of wounds received in action during the German Spring Offensive on the River Lys aged 25. He was the brother of Mrs Janet Clark of Jardine Hall, Lockerbie and is buried in Haringhe ( Bandaghem ) Military Cemetery, Belgium.  He was a native of  Gordon, Berwickshire but resided in Kelso. He had originally enlisted in the 11th Battalion, Royal Scots but later was transferred to the M.G.C. The M.G.C. used the Vickers Mk1 water cooled gun in both defensive and offensive roles. The photographs show Allied troops in defensive positions.

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