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Lancelot Joseph Addison

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  • Service number
    • 6/1445 AWMM
    • 6/1445A AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Sergeant AWMM
    Canterbury Infantry Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Lancelot Joseph AWMM
  • Surname
    Addison AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • 6/1445 AWMM
    • 6/1445A AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion
    Church of England, Christian AWMM

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
    6 August 1891 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Place of birth
    England Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Makikihi, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs A. Addison (mother), Cranbrook, Kent, England AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 Feb 1915 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
    • 1914-1916 Egypt AWMM
    • 1915-1916 Gallipoli AWMM
      Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • 6/1445 AWMM
    • 6/1445A AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
    Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW1 14 Feb 1915-26 March 1915 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 17 or HMNZT 18 or HMNZT 19 AWMM
    Vessel was Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima AWMM
    Sergeant AWMM
    Canterbury Infantry Battalion AWMM
    3rd Reinforcements AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      145 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Sergeant AWMM
    Canterbury Infantry Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of the late William Grylls Addison and of Alice Addison, of 3, West Terrace, Cranbrook, Kent, England.

    Sergeant Addison was killed in action on Rhododendron Spur during the August Offensive. His brother, 6/1444 Corporal John Humphrey Addison (Canterbury Infantry Battalion), also served on Gallipoli.

    Listed with incorrect rank by CWG (November 2009)

    Admitted to NZ Field Ambulance, 20 May 1915 (influenza), and transferred same day to Hospital Ship; to No 1 Australian Stationary Hospital, Lemnos; discharged to duty, 7 June 1915.
    Killed in action, 7 August 1915.

    Parents: Alice and the late William Grylis Addison, 3 West Terrace, Cranbrook, Kent, England AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    24 AWMM
  • Date of death
    7 August 1915 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Killed in Action AWMM
  • Place of death
    Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
  • Death notes
    Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Memorial name
    Chunuk Bair (New Zealand) Memorial, Chunuk Bair Cemetery, Gallipoli, Turkey AWMM
  • Memorial reference
    Panel 12 AWMM
  • Obituary

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