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Charles William Adair

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Allegiance  United Kingdom
Years of service  c.1837–1883
Died  1897
Rank  General
Service/branch  Royal Marines
Commands held  Royal Marines
Award  Order of the Bath
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Awards  Knight Commander of the Order of the Bath

General Sir Charles William Adair KCB (1822–1897) was a Royal Marines officer who served as Deputy Adjutant-General Royal Marines.

Military career

Adair was appointed a lieutenant in the Royal Marines on 12 February 1842. He became colonel and second commandant at the Chatham Division on 16 February 1872, Assistant Adjutant-General at Headquarters Royal Marine Forces on 30 October 1872. and colonel-commandant of the Portsmouth Division on 29 July 1876. He went on to be Deputy Adjutant-General Royal Marines (the professional head of the Royal Marines) in September 1878 before retiring in September 1883.

References

Charles William Adair Wikipedia


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