Charles Robert ADAMS

ADAMS, Charles Robert

Service Numbers: 1815, 1815A
Enlisted: 31 January 1916, Enlisted at Perth, WA
Last Rank: Sapper
Last Unit: 4th Pioneer Battalion
Born: Perth, Western Australia, 1878
Home Town: Fremantle, Fremantle, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Bricklayer
Died: Prahran, Victoria, Australia, 27 August 1934, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

31 Jan 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1815, 3rd Pioneer Battalion, Enlisted at Perth, WA
19 Apr 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Sapper, 3rd Pioneer Battalion
28 Jul 1916: Involvement Private, 1815, 3rd Pioneer Battalion
28 Jul 1916: Embarked Private, 1815, 3rd Pioneer Battalion, HMAT Themistocles, Melbourne
19 Nov 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Sapper, 4th Pioneer Battalion, In the field from the 3rd Pioneer Battalion. Letter'A' added to his service number on 4 January 1917 due to duplication of number
17 Sep 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Sapper, 1815A, 4th Pioneer Battalion, Discharged at the 5th Military District

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Henry Adams and Alice Adams nee Smith of WA

Husband of Maud Adams nee Ross. Charles and Maud married in Femantle, WA during 1900. Father of Georgina Alice May Adams of Cannington Street, East Fremantle, WA and Eileen Maud Adams. Georgina was given as next of kin as Maud's address was not known

Commenced return to Australia on 21 June 1919 aboard HT Konigin Louise 

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal