Charles Henry Gadd

First Name: 
Charles
Middle Name: 
Henry
Last Name: 
Gadd
Mother's Name: 
Mary Ann (nee Richards)
Father's Name: 
Edward Gadd
Date Enlisted: 
Monday, September 6, 1915
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Private
Unit: 
13th Battalion
Service: 
Infantry
Awards: 
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Date of Death: 
Monday, August 14, 1916
Place of Death: 
France
Cause of Death: 
Killed in action
Details: 

Charles Gadd (Service No 4501).was born in Helensburgh, NSW about 1896. At the time of enlistment he was a single 19 year old miner who had served in the CMF.

He embarked on RMS Osterly on 15th January 1916 with 14th Reinforcements, 1st Battalion. After arriving in Egypt he was transferred to 13th Battalion on 4th February 1916 and was sent to France with them .

Charles was killed in action at the Somme on 14th August 1916. He is buried in Puschevillers British Cemetery Plot II, Row A, Grave 67.

Sources: 
NAA B2455, GADD C H

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