Wentworth Barry ADDISON


ADDISON, Wentworth Barry

Service Number: 2438
Enlisted: 24 June 1915, Hobart, Tas.
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 12th Infantry Battalion
Born: Hobart, Tas., 1894
Home Town: Battery Point, Hobart, Tasmania
Schooling: College Hobart
Occupation: Engineer
Died: Killed in Action, Mouquet Farm, Pozieres, France, 3 September 1916
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Buckingham Rowing Club HR, Hobart Roll of Honour, Hobart St Andrews Church Roll of Honour, Tasmanian Government Railways, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

24 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2438, 12th Infantry Battalion
24 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2438, 12th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Kanowna, Adelaide
24 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2438, 12th Infantry Battalion, Hobart, Tas.

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Captain John and Emily ADDISON, 22 St. George's Terrace, Hobart, Tasmania

ADDISON-In memory of Sergeant Barry Wentworth Addison 52nd (late 12th) Battalion Austnlian Imperial Forces killed in action at Mouquet Farm France September 4 1916 aged 22
No noise but silence and eternal sleep
In peace and honour he rests there my son