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Edward ADDY

Regimental number1
Place of birthCatfield, Norfolk, England
Place of birthGreat Yarmouth, England
Age on arrival in Australia39
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation42.2
Height5' 7.5"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Annie Laura Addy, 141 Magdalen Street, Colchester, England
Previous military serviceServed as Colour Sergeant for 22 years in Norfolk Regiment, British Army.
Enlistment date19 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 September 1914
Place of enlistmentWoolloongabba, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentWarrant Officer
Unit name9th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A5 Omrah on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion


Unit: 9th Battalion

Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of disease.
FateDied of disease 18 August 1915
Age at death43
Age at death from cemetery records43
Place of burialPieta Military Cemetery (Plot A, Row VIII, Grave No. 6), Malta
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edward and Mary Ann ADDY; Wife: Annie Laura ADDY, 72 Magdalen Street, Colchester, Essex, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ADDY Edward

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