Charles Robert ADAM

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ADAM, Charles Robert

Service Number: 402
Enlisted: 10 October 1914, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 15th Infantry Battalion
Born: Elgin, Scotland, August 1880
Home Town: Brisbane, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Elgin and Milne's Institution Academy, Scotland
Occupation: Farmer/Solicitor's clerk
Died: Died of wounds, Gallipoli, 5 May 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Memorial
No known grave - At sea (H.S. Dongala)
Memorials: Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

10 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 402, Brisbane, Queensland
22 Dec 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 402, 15th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Melbourne
22 Dec 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 402, 15th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 402, 15th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC Gallipoli
5 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 402, 15th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC Gallipoli

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Biography

Served in South African Campaign 1900 with Lord Lovat's Scouts.

Brother of David William Adam of  Prince Albert, Canada

Arrived in Australia aged 25 years

Died of  head wounds on board H.S. Dongala at sea. Buried at sea between Seddul Bahr and Alexandria. Chaplin R.B. Clarkson officiated

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