Haddon Herbert ANDERSON

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ANDERSON, Haddon Herbert

Service Number: 1376
Enlisted: 21 July 1915, Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 6th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Cobargo, New South Wales, Australia, 1895
Home Town: Numba, Shoalhaven Shire, New South Wales
Schooling: Numba School, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Pneumonia & Nephritis, Egypt, 4 February 1917
Cemetery: Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery
Grave 1016
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Nowra Soldiers Memorial, Nowra St Andrew's Presbyterian Church War Memorial Tower and Honour Roll, Numba Public School HR
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World War 1 Service

21 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1376, 6th Light Horse Regiment, Liverpool, NSW
23 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1376, 6th Light Horse Regiment
23 Oct 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1376, 6th Light Horse Regiment, SS Hawkes Bay, Sydney
4 Feb 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1376, 6th Light Horse Regiment

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Haddon Herbert ANDERSON was born in Cobargo, New South Wales in 1895

His parents were Henry ANDERSON & Clara BECKWITH who married in NSW in 1892

He had previously served for 2 years with the 11th Light Horse Regiment & had resigned before he enlisted in Liverpool, NSW on 21st July, 1915 and embarked from Sydney on 23rd October, 1915 on the SS Hawkes Bay with the 6th Light Horse Regiment, 11th Reinforcements

Haddon died of Pneumonia & Nephritis at the 26th Stationary Hospital in Ismailia in Egypt on 4th February, 1917 and is buried in the Ismailia War Memorial Cemetery - his name is memorialised on the Australian War Memorial

Medals:  1914-15 Star, British War Medal & Victory Medal

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