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Dr George David Walker Adamson MBE

M, #110, b. 23 June 1909, d. 24 September 1986
  • Birth*: Dr George David Walker Adamson MBE was born on 23 June 1909 at Mains & Strathmartine, Dundee, Forfarshire, Scotland.1,2
  • He was the son of David Kinnear Adamson and Ann Melville Walker.
  • Graduation*: Dr George David Walker Adamson MBE was graduated on 17 April 1935; LRCP Edin 1935; LRCS Edin 1935; LRFPS Glas 1935; 45 Halifax Road, Sheffield.3
  • (Head of Household) Register 1939*: He was listed as head of household in the 1939 Register at 32-34 Wadsley Lane, Sheffield, Yorkshire, England. Registration district 510/2; schedule 153; Adamson, George D W, male, born 23 June 1909, single, medical practitioner; living with Stephen, Andrew, male, born 20 May 1906, married, medical practitioner; Stephen, Francis, female, born 3 Sept 1914, married, unpaid domestic duties; Helliwell or Miller, Doris, female, born 18 July 1906, single, domestic servant.4
  • (Groom) Marriage*: He married Patricia Smith on 28 February 1940.1
  • Military Service*: Dr George David Walker Adamson MBE served with an unknown person on 3 January 1941 Regular Army Emergency Commission Lieutenant.5
  • Milit-Beg*: He began military service on 3 January 1941.6
  • Military Service: Dr George David Walker Adamson MBE served with an unknown person on 3 January 1942 Regular Army Emergency Commission Captain.6,7,8
  • Military Service: Dr George David Walker Adamson MBE served with an unknown person on 3 April 1943 Regular Army Emergency Commission Major.9
  • Prisoner of War: He was held as a Prisoner of War in 1945 at Stalag Muhlhausen, Germany, Prisoners of War 1939-1945 - British Army held in German territories
    First Name(s): G. W. D.
    Last Name: Adamson
    Rank: Private
    Camp No.: 9C
    PoW No.: 1776
    Soldier No.: 3058463
    Record Office: Infantry Record Office, Perth
    Camp Type: STALAG
    Camp Location: Muhlhausen
    Regiment: The Seaforth Highlanders
    © Naval and Military Press Ltd.10
  • (Witness) Newspaper Article: He and Ann Melville Walker and Dr Mona Kinnear Adamson was mentioned in a newspaper article about David Kinnear Adamson on 7 February 1948. ADAMSON - Suddenly, at 37 Provost Rd., Dundee, on Feb 5th, 1948, David Adamson, dearly beloved husband of Nan Walker, and beloved father of George and Mona. Funeral private. No Flowers and no letters, by request.11
  • Military Service: Dr George David Walker Adamson MBE served with an unknown person on 1 May 1950 Royal Army Medical Crops - Territorial Army.12
  • Event-Misc*: Dr George David Walker Adamson MBE published novel "Honour a Physician" under pseudonym of Philip Auld in 1959.13
  • (Deceased) Death*: He died on 24 September 1986 at Sheffield, England, at age 77.14

Census Events

Member of Household31 March 1911He was listed as a member of the household of David Kinnear Adamson and Ann Melville Walker in the 1911 census at Purgavie Cottages, Lintrathen, Forfarshire, Scotland. George, son, 1, Dundee; David Adamson, head, 34, mar, time keeper, municipal Dundee, worker, Forfars Forfar; Annie, wife, 31, mar 2 years, 1 child born 1 still living, Dundee; 3 rooms with windows, 3 people in household.15
Last Edited: 13 Apr 2018

Parents:

Father*: David Kinnear Adamson b. 23 Feb 1877, d. 6 Feb 1948
Mother*: Ann Melville Walker b. 11 Mar 1880, d. 1962

Citations

  1. [S40] From MGPA [Nov 2007].
  2. [S14] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS Statutory Births 1909 Angus, Mains & Strathmartine, ref 307/00 0085 [Nov 2014].
  3. [S9] Website Ancestry.co.uk (www.ancestry.co.uk) The Medical Register 1951 [Nov 2010].
  4. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) 1939 Register [Nov 2015].
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    Short Description: Lists of individuals who served in the British Army from 1882-1962.
    Content Source: The National Archives of the UK
    Copyright: © Crown copyright images reproduced courtesy of The National Archives, UK
    Country: United Kingdom
    Fold3 Job: 15-017
    Fold3 Publication Year: 2015
    Language: English
    Year Range: 1882-1962
    Date: 1941 October
    Original data from: The National Archives of the UK (http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/) [Apr 2018].
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    Short Description: Lists of individuals who served in the British Army from 1882-1962.
    Content Source: The National Archives of the UK
    Copyright: © Crown copyright images reproduced courtesy of The National Archives, UK
    Country: United Kingdom
    Fold3 Job: 15-017
    Fold3 Publication Year: 2015
    Language: English
    Year Range: 1882-1962
    Date: 1942 October - Part 2
    Original data from: The National Archives of the UK (http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/)
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    Short Description: Lists of individuals who served in the British Army from 1882-1962.
    Content Source: The National Archives of the UK
    Copyright: © Crown copyright images reproduced courtesy of The National Archives, UK
    Country: United Kingdom
    Fold3 Job: 15-017
    Fold3 Publication Year: 2015
    Language: English
    Year Range: 1882-1962
    Date: 1943 October - Part 1
    Original data from: The National Archives of the UK (http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/)[Apr 2018].
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    Image url:
    https://www.fold3.com/image/416529985
    Short Description: Lists of individuals who served in the British Army from 1882-1962.
    Content Source: The National Archives of the UK
    Copyright: © Crown copyright images reproduced courtesy of The National Archives, UK
    Country: United Kingdom
    Fold3 Job: 15-017
    Fold3 Publication Year: 2015
    Language: English
    Year Range: 1882-1962
    Date: 1945 October - Part 1
    Original data from: The National Archives of the UK (http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/)[Apr 2018].
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    Image url:
    https://www.fold3.com/image/416537587
    Short Description: Lists of individuals who served in the British Army from 1882-1962.
    Content Source: The National Archives of the UK
    Copyright: © Crown copyright images reproduced courtesy of The National Archives, UK
    Country: United Kingdom
    Fold3 Job: 15-017
    Fold3 Publication Year: 2015
    Language: English
    Year Range: 1882-1962
    Date: 1944 October - Part 1
    Original data from: The National Archives of the UK (http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/)
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  10. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Prisoners of War 1939-1945 - British Army held in Germa... http://www.findmypast.co.uk/records/military/indexes... [Mar 2013]
  11. [S54] Website findmypast.co.uk (www.findmypast.co.uk) Newspapers Collection Dundee Courier [Jul 2017].
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    Image url:
    https://www.fold3.com/image/416534563
    Short Description: Lists of individuals who served in the British Army from 1882-1962.
    Content Source: The National Archives of the UK
    Copyright: © Crown copyright images reproduced courtesy of The National Archives, UK
    Country: United Kingdom
    Fold3 Job: 15-017
    Fold3 Publication Year: 2015
    Language: English
    Year Range: 1882-1962
    Date: 1952 December
    Original data from: The National Archives of the UK (http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/)
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  13. [S6] Copy of book held by CNM.
  14. [S6] MGPA [Nov 2007].
  15. [S17] General Record Office for Scotland, online www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk, General Record Office for Scotland (Edinburgh, Scotland), GROS census 1911 302/00 001/00 002 [May 2011].