Charles Wesley (Wes) ADAMSON

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ADAMSON, Charles Wesley

Service Number: 1651
Enlisted: 24 May 1915, Enlisted at Melbourne
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 23rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Condah, Victoria, Australia, 1889
Home Town: Myamyn, Glenelg, Victoria
Schooling: Myamyn State School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, 6 December 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
Plot 1, Row A, Grave 21 Headstone inscription reads: In memory of the loved son of T. and F. Adamson of Myanmyn, Victoria
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

24 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1651, 23rd Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Melbourne
16 Jul 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1651, 23rd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
16 Jul 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1651, 23rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Demosthenes, Melbourne
6 Dec 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1651, 23rd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Robert Wight

Parents: Thomas Edmund and Fanny Ann ADAMSON, Myamyn, Victoria

Cousins: 1939 Pte Frank FRANKLIN, 14th Bn, killed in action, 27 August 1915;

53 Pte Benjamin FRANKLIN MM, 13th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 27 April 1919.