Gunner Charles Edward Adams 204746

Soldier Factfile

Name: Gunner Charles Edward Adams 204746

Date of Birth: July 1889

Address: 61, Cropstone (Cropston) Road, Anstey

Parents Names: Edward Adams (Shoe Trade Finisher) and Mary Ann (Shoe machinist)

Occupation before the war: General farm Labourer

Siblings Names:

Muriel Eliza b 1892  |  John b 1895  |  George b 1893  |  Lily b 1899  |  Arthur 1906

Date Died:  25.4.1918

Age:  29

Place of Death:  Belgium

Place of Burial/Memorial:

Xxxv11 H 11a,

Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Poperinghe, Belgium

Cause of death:  Died of wounds


Royal Field Artillery

Section C Battery, 51st Brigade


Victory Medal

British Medal

Any other information (e.g. Service Record/ appearance etc)

  • Enlisted at Newcastle Upon Tyne, Northumberland
  • Father born in the United States of America
  • Father had died before he enlisted
  • 2 brothers – George and John also died in the conflict

Pennant for the Centenary Bunting, made by Anstey Residents: