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Possibly – only one on Glasgow WW2 Roll of Honour.

Alexander Adamson – age 23 – Warrant Officer (1107737) 524 Squadron, Coastal Command, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

Born 1921 in Glasgow. (Source: SNWM and GroS – Birth Register)

Son of Alexander and Elizabeth Adamson of 5 Aitkenhead Road, Glasgow, S2.

(Source: CWGC and Glasgow WW2 Roll of Honour)

Missing in Action on 14 February 1945.

Commonwealth War Grave – Runnymede Memorial, Surrey.

524 squadron flew Wellington bombers on night operations off the French coast in preparation for D-Day. After the Normandy Invasion the squadron moved to the east of England in a similar role along the Dutch coast. In February 1945 the squadron were at RAF Langham in Norfolk.