Charles Edward Adams

Name

Charles Edward Adams

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

16/09/1916
30

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Private
26989
Somerset Light Infantry
6th Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Pier and Face 2 A
France

UK Memorials

Ware Town Memorial
St Mary’s Church Memorial, Ware

Pre War

Born in 1886 in the Bourne, Ware son of Charles and Maria (Ellis) Adams and was living in 3 Collett Road, Ware in 1911 and working as a maltster. He married Annie Lake in 1912 in Ware and lived at 23 The Bourne.

Wartime Service

Enlisted at Waltham Cross formerly 2454 Private Hertfordshire Regiment and was killed in action on the Somme.

Additional Information

Brother of Private Alfred Thomas Adams who was killed in action on 14 Apr 1917 and of Private Ernest William Adams who died of wounds on 23 Sep 1917 and who are also commemorated on these memorials.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox