Inns of Court Officer Training Corps (The Devil's Own)
Died from 'cerebral trouble' at the King's College Hospital Camberwell London on Tuesday 23rd October 1917 aged 33, he had been transferred to the King's College Hospital from the Aylesbury Hospital.
Charles joined the Inns of Court Officer Training Corp on Friday 1st December 1916 and served in 'A' Company he then went to No. 14 Officer Cadet battalion on Tuesday 30th January 1917.
On Monday 28th September 1914, the Inns of Court Officer Training Corps moved to Berkhamsted and remained throughout the war. 12,000 officers were trained, and a memorial on Berkhamsted Common remembers the 2,000 who trained there but never returned from the war.
Charles was buried in the Belper Cemetery with full military honours and is also named on the St. Alkmund's Church war memorial on Kedleston Road in Derby.
Born in Belper in 1885, enlisting in Pontefract, Charles was the son of the late William Adderley, a Collector of poor rate in Belper for 21 years, and Harriet Adderley, of Belper, he was the husband of Margaret Burton (formerly Adderley), of 19 St. Alkmund's Churchyard, Derby, they had two children.
Charles was employed as a Clerk at the County Court Office in Pontefract but had previously been employed at the County Court Office Belper.
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