Charles James ADAMS

ADAMS, Charles James

Service Number: 1505
Enlisted: 28 August 1914, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 1st Light Trench Mortar Battery
Born: Seymour, Victoria, Australia, 23 September 1885
Home Town: Cooma, Cooma-Monaro, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Cooma, New South Wales, Australia, 13 October 1974, aged 89 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Cooma Cemetery
Map 6, Row F8, Grave 10
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World War 1 Service

28 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1505, 3rd Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
25 Apr 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 1505, 3rd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli, Wounded between 25-30 April 1915. Evacuated to Cairo
1 Apr 1916: Embarked Private, SN 1505, 3rd Infantry Battalion, SS Makarini, Sydney
1 Apr 1916: Involvement Private, SN 1505, 3rd Infantry Battalion
4 Nov 1916: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 1505, 3rd Infantry Battalion, Shrapnel wound to the back
24 Dec 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 1st Light Trench Mortar Battery, From 3rd Battalion
10 Aug 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 1505, 1st Light Trench Mortar Battery, Discharged at the 2nd Military District

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of James Adams and Margaret Adams of Eastburn, NSW.

Husband of Alice Maud Adams nee Avery. Charles and Alice were married during in 1921 at Cooma, NSW

Retuned to Australia on 11 June 1919 aboard HT Boonah

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal