Harold Basil ADDEMS

ADDEMS, Harold Basil

Service Number: 2249
Enlisted: 22 November 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd Light Horse Brigade Machine Gun Squadron
Born: Vansittart Park, Mount Gambier, South Australia, 23 October 1894
Home Town: Mount Gambier, Mount Gambier, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Red Cliffs, Victoria, Australia, 1967, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Mount Gambier RSL Pictorial Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

22 Nov 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 2249, 6th Light Horse Regiment
23 Nov 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2249, 6th Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
22 Mar 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2249, 6th Light Horse Regiment
5 Apr 1918: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 2249, 2nd Light Horse Brigade Machine Gun Squadron, Gunshot wound to the left elbow
24 Oct 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 2249, 2nd Light Horse Brigade Machine Gun Squadron, Discharged at 2nd Military District
Date unknown: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 2249, 2nd Light Horse Brigade Machine Gun Squadron

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Biography contributed by Steve Larkins

RH Panel # 135 Mt Gambier Pictorial Honour Roll

Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Alfred Addems and Elizabeth Addems nee Taylor of Vansittart Park, Mt Gambier, SA. Brother of William Charles Addems, Alfred Addems, Percival Edwin Addems, Blanche Lessette Addems, Gertrude Lucy Annie Addems and Raymond King Addems

Commenced return to Australia on 9 July 1919 aboard Prinz Ludwig disembarked on 9 September 1919

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal