Edward ADDY

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ADDY, Edward

Service Numbers: 1, Commissioned Officer
Enlisted: 19 September 1914, Woolloongabba, Queensland Served as Colour Sergeant for 22 years in Norfolk Regiment, British Army.
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: Catfield, Norfolk, England , July 1872
Home Town: Woolloongabba, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Soldier
Died: Died of Illness (dysentry), Malta, 18 August 1915
Cemetery: Pieta Military Cemetery
Plot A, Row V111A, Grave 6 INSCRIPTION HIS LIFE FOR HIS COUNTRY HIS SOUL TO HIS GOD
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

19 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Warrant Officer Class 2, SN 1, 9th Infantry Battalion, Woolloongabba, Queensland Served as Colour Sergeant for 22 years in Norfolk Regiment, British Army.
20 Sep 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Warrant Officer Class 2, SN 1, 9th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
24 Sep 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Warrant Officer Class 2, SN 1, 9th Infantry Battalion,

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25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Warrant Officer Class 2, SN 1, 9th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
28 Apr 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 9th Infantry Battalion, per service record
25 Jul 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, SN Commissioned Officer, 9th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
4 Aug 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 9th Infantry Battalion

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Biography

Arrived in Australia aged 39 years

9 Battalion

Rank - Lt.

24 April 1914 Promoted to 2 Lt.

27 July 1916 - Transferred to ship Neuralia for Malta

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

Son of Edward and Mary Ann Addy; Husband of Annie Laura Addy, of 72, Magdalen St., Colchester, England. Father of Dorothy May Addy, Edward John Addy, Pearl Mary Addy and Ramond Clive Addy

 

Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

He was 43 and the son of Edward and Mary Ann Addy; husband of Annie Laura Addy, of 72, Magdalen St., Colchester, England. 

He is remembered on the Catfield War Memorial.

Births Sep 1872   ADDY Edward Smallburgh 4b 44
Smallburgh is in the county of Norfolk