Adams, Charles Albert Walter apr/jun.1917-30.aug.2007 England, London Camberwell - Canada Ontario, St Catharines
trombonist, military bandmaster, captain, arranger, CD, LRAM, ARCM, 1911 his parents settled in St Catharines, 1.jul.1919 his mother took him from England to St Catharines, in WWII served in the Merritton Branch, St Catharines, 1954-1957 sent by the Canadian Army to Kneller Hall in England to be trained as bandmaster, 1957-1965 bandmaster of the Royal Canadian Corps of Signals band stationed in Lahr Germany and Kingston Ontario, 1958 he had been promoted from lieutenant to captain, 1965 appointed Command Inspector of Bands, 1966-1968 bandmaster of the band of the infantry Regiment of Canadian Guards stationed at Camp Petawawa, 1968 retired from military service and became music teacher at high schools in the Ottawa Valley Ontario, he retired to his hometown St Catherines ; son of William Charles Adams (England, Plymouth 5.nov.1885-24.aug.1971 St Catharines) and Elsie May Weeden (London Camberwell 1892-1974 St Catharines) who married 21.sep.1911 in St Catharines ; his brothers William and Allan were both killed in action 1944 in WWII ; he married Laura Doris Riley (Alberta 1913-6.may.1970 Petawawa Ontario)

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[] Pay Parade march. Wind band
[] Royal Canadian Corps of Signal. March. Wind band
[] Royal Army Medical Corps Regimental march
music Joseph Thornburrow 1947, arranged by Charles A. Adams for the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps, remained in use until 1feb1968

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