Charles Henry Montague ADAMS

ADAMS, Charles Henry Montague

Service Number: 4982
Enlisted: 10 March 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 27th Infantry Battalion
Born: Hampton Wick, Middlesex, England, 26 November 1876
Home Town: Glen Osmond, Burnside, South Australia
Schooling: English Boarding School, England
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 5 November 1916, aged 39 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Adelaide Grand Masonic Lodge WW1 Honour Board (2), Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France), Walkerville St. Andrew's Anglican Church Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

10 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 4982
24 Jun 1916: Involvement Private, 4982, 27th Infantry Battalion
24 Jun 1916: Embarked Private, 4982, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Bulla, Adelaide

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Charles Henry Montague ADAMS was born on 26th November, 1876 in Hampton Wick, Middlesex, England

His parents were Charles ADAMS & Mary Ann HALE

He married Sarah Elizabeth WILSON in the Methodist Manse in Adelaide, South Australia - one child Sarah Evelyn ADAMS born 9.8.1905 - his wife Sarah died the following day, aged 24 years

Charles remarried in South Australia as a Widower to Esther HARRISON on 29th August, 1908 in the Holy Trinity Church, Adelaide - they had four children

1. Thomas Francis ADAMS b. 1909

2. Charles Percival ADAMS b. 1910

3. Mary Jean ADAMS b. 1913

4. Ada Olive ADAMS b. 1916