Charles Langslow ADAMS

ADAMS, Charles Langslow

Service Number: 3266
Enlisted: 8 April 1916, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 1st Tunnelling Company (inc. 4th Tunnelling Company)
Born: Orange, New South Wales, Australia, 1881
Home Town: West Wallsend, Lake Macquarie Shire, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Miner
Died: West Wallsend, New South Wales, Australia, 10 May 1958, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: West Wallsend General Cemetery, NSW
Cemetery Road West Wallsend 2286 New South Wales
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World War 1 Service

8 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 3266, 1st Tunnelling Company (inc. 4th Tunnelling Company), Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
16 May 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 1st Tunnelling Company (inc. 4th Tunnelling Company)
22 May 1916: Embarked Sapper, SN 3266, 1st Tunnelling Company (inc. 4th Tunnelling Company), HMAT Warilda, Sydney
22 May 1916: Involvement Sapper, SN 3266, 1st Tunnelling Company (inc. 4th Tunnelling Company)
22 May 1916: Embarked Sapper, SN 3266, No 4th Tunnelling Company - Headquarters No 1, HMAT Warilda, Sydney
22 May 1916: Involvement Sapper, SN 3266, No 4th Tunnelling Company - Headquarters No 1
9 Aug 1917: Discharged AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 3266, 1st Tunnelling Company (inc. 4th Tunnelling Company), Discharged at the 2nd Military District as medically unfit due a cataract in the left eye

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William Langslow Adams and Jane Adams of Orange, NSW

Husband of Elizabeth Adams nee Muir of Wallace Street, West Wallsend, NSW. Charles and Elizabeth were married during 1915 in the West Wallsend area

Commenced return to Australia on 4 May 1917 aboard HT Runic for home service disembarking on the 6 July 1917

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal