Private Adam Wilson

Private Adam W. Wilson., 9th Battalion, Machine Gun Corps. He died in 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. The M.G.C. used the Vickers Mk1 water cooled gun in both defensive and offensive roles. The photograph shows gunners taking a break.

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