Carl ADELT

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ADELT, Carl

Service Number: 554
Enlisted: 7 September 1914, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 1st Light Horse Regiment
Born: Caulfield, Melbourne, Victoria, 1892
Home Town: Caulfield, Glen Eira, Victoria
Schooling: Fort St High School, Sydney, New South Wales
Occupation: Commercial Traveller
Died: Died of wounds, Gaba Tepe, Gallipoli, 16 May 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
Panel 1. No known grave
Memorials: Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

7 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
20 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, SN 554, 1st Light Horse Regiment, ANZAC Gallipoli
20 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, SN 554, 1st Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Star of Victoria, Sydney
16 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 554, 1st Light Horse Regiment, ANZAC Gallipoli

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Biography

Son of Louis and Nellie Adelt, 'Cromer',Belmont Avenue, Wollstonecroft, Sydney. Native of Caulfield, Melbourne

Brother of 1633 Pte Rudolph Askwith Adelt, 12th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 1 August 1919;

6311 Sapper Burton Adelt, 1st Field Company Engineers, returned to Australia, 20 January 1917

A good swimmer and member of the Manly Life Saving Club

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