Adile Desplenter

First NameAdile
Middle Name
Last NameDesplenter
Date of birth16 October 1890
GenderMale
ProfessionSoldier in the 1st line regiment, Belgian army Independent building contractor.
Arrival in the UK2 November 1914
NotesHit by shrapnel on October 29 at Stuivekenskerke, Diksmuide - suffered a complicated fracture in the right hand. Spent two days at Colchester Military Hospital (closed in 1977 and demolished). Moved to Hylands military hospital on 4 November 2014 where he made a full recovery and was discharged on 16 March 1915. Transferred to Calais military hospital on 16 March, and stayed until 1 April. Information courtesy of Linda Knock.
Belgian Addresses
UK Addresses

Schuiferskapelle, Tielt, Belgium

Calais, France

Colchester, UK

Hylands House, London Road, Writtle, Chelmsford, UK