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Regimental number3668
Place of birthStone, Staffordshire, England
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMount Morgan, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation39
Height5' 7.5"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs M. Addison, Fence Hill, Mount Morgan, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 January 1918
Place of enlistmentRockhampton, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name41st Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/58/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Ormonde on 2 March 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll41st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 January 1919
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Louisa Ann ADDISON
Discharge date24 March 1919
Other details

War service; Egypt, England.

Embarked Sydney, 3 March 1918; disembarked Suez, 4 April 1918, and marched into Australian Camp, Suez, the same day.

Admitted to Segregation Camp, Suez, 18 April 1918 (measles contact); discharged to Australian Camp, Suez, 25 April 1918.

Embarked Port Tewfik, 30 April 1918; disembarked Southampton, 15 May 1918; marched into 9th Training Bn, Fovant, the same day.

Marched into No 4 Convalescent Depot, Hurdcott, 4 December 1918.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Demosthenes', 16 January 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 2 March 1919, and proceeded by transport to Queensland; discharged Brisbane (medically unfit: elephantiasis of right leg), 24 March 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
Date of death1 February 1921
Age at death42
Place of burialMt Morgan Cemetery, Queensland
SourcesNAA: B2455, ADDISON Thomas

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