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Herbert Charles ADDISON

Regimental number7
Place of birthPort Melbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHairdresser
Address215 Ross Street, Port Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 4.75"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Addison, 215 Ross Street, Port Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 September 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Infantry Brigade, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/8/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 10 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Infantry Brigade Headquarters
FateReturned to Australia 18 July 1919
Discharge date2 January 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Orsova', 18 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 6 September 1919; discharged medically unfit), Melbourne, 2 January 1920.

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

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