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Donald McGaw ADDISON

Regimental number201
Date of birth--/01/1897
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
Address105 Hambleton Street, Middle Park, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 10"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinFather, William Robertson Addison, 105 Hambleton Street, Middle Park, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date14 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 January 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentCSM
Unit name38th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: 38th Battalion
Promotion date: 13 January 1917


Unit: 38th Battalion
Promotion date: 19 April 1917

FateReturned to Australia 22 November 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date9 May 1920
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Aeneas', 22 November 1919; appointment terminated (discharged), Melbourne, 9 May 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death21 December 1972
SourcesNAA: B2455, ADDISON Donald McGaw

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