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Adams, Harrison Staveley

Date of death:
1984
Service number:
165620
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

In the 1950's, Adams and his wife, migrated under the Commonwealth scheme to Kenya. He became in time, the Bursar of the College of East Africa. Uhuru caused most Europeans to be obliged to return to UK.

Promotions:
28 December, 1940: 2nd Lieutenant - Royal Fusiliers
7 March, 1953: commission relinquished

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Lieutenant
Unit:
1 Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers
Awarded on:
March 23rd, 1944
Citation (general):
"In recognition ot gallant and distinguished services in Italy."
WO 373/5/0033
Military Cross (MC)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Temporary Captain
Awarded on:
July 19th, 1945
Citation (general):
"In recognition of gallant and distinguished services in Italy."
Mentioned in Despatches

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