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Francis Vincent ADDY

Regimental number2553
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address605 Bourke Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26.5
Height5' 5.25"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, F Addy, 605 Bourke Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 9 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 7 November 1919
Discharge date29 March 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Non-Military Employment (motor driving and repairs), Motor Driving Institute, 3 May-3 July 1919.

Married Diana Barbara SLOCOMBS, spinster, The Parish Church, Camberwell, 2 September 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Marathon', 7 November 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 29 March 1920.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ADDY Francis Vincent

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