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Leominster Cemetery

Leominster Cemetery

Herefordshire

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In loving memory

Of my husband

Cpl Albert Thomas Adams K.S.L.I.

Who died of wounds received in

Normandy July 26 1944

Aged 26 years

Happy and smiling always content

Loved and respected wherever he went

Albert Thomas

Adams

Second World War

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Corporal

2nd Battalion King's Shropshire Light Infantry

8th March 1917

Llanigon, Wales

26th July 1944

27

Died from wounds received when the 2nd KSLI attacked Queen beach near Hermanville-sur-Mer on D-Day - 6th June 1944 as part of 185th Brigade of the 79th Armoured Division. Wounded here or in the slow month long advance to Caen, Normandy. He died in a hospital in Hampshire.

Leominster Cemetery, Leominster, Herefordshire

The 2nd KSLI were one of the battalions chosen for the Normandy landings on D-Day

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