Major Sydney Wentworth Addison

Ranks Held Acting Major, Captain, Lieutenant, Major, Temporary Major
Birth Date 31 January 1887
Birth Place Australia: Tasmania, Hobart
Final Rank Major
Service Australian Imperial Force
Units
  • Australian Flying Corps
  • No. 1 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps
Place Hobart
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1919-01-22
Published in London Gazette in 1920-01-12
Published in London Gazette in 1919-06-03
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1920-04-01
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1919-10-06
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1919-05-23

Rolls

  • First World War Embarkation Roll:

    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    Australian Flying Corps
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
    London Gazette
    12 January 1920 on page 507 at position 8
    Commonwealth Gazette
    01 April 1920 on page 545 at position 58
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    Royal Flying Corps
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Captain
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    Australian Flying Corps
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Acting Major
    London Gazette
    03 June 1919 on page 7026 at position 1
    Commonwealth Gazette
    06 October 1919 on page 1465 at position 8
  • First World War Nominal Roll:

    Unit
    Australian Flying Corps
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    Australian Flying Corps
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Temporary Major
    London Gazette
    22 January 1919 on page 1164 at position 14
    Commonwealth Gazette
    23 May 1919 on page 896 at position 4
  • First World War Embarkation Roll:

    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant

Timeline

Date of birth 31 January 1887
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 15 October 1916
Date of enlistment 15 October 1916
Date of embarkation 25 October 1916
Date of recommendation honour or award 1918
Other 1918-06-29 - 1919-04-01 Commanding Officer of 1 Squadron, AFC.
Date returned to Australia 09 February 1919
Date returned to Australia 04 June 1919