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Clement Riggs ADDIS

Regimental number4711
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolAscot Vale State School, and Wesley College, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Addis, 17 North Road, Elsternwick, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets and Light Horse.
Enlistment date11 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 March 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Reinforcement 7
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Persia on 10 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 21 August 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialBecourt Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row O, Grave No. 21), Becordel-Becourt, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Willaston Cemetery, Gawler, South Australia. Photo: Peter Dennis. Parents: James Clement and Elizabeth ADDIS, Cosham Street, Brighton, Victoria
Other details

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

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