Biography

Final rank: Major
Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918
Units:
  • Australian Flying Corps
  • No. 1 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps

Rolls and Awards

First World War Embarkation Roll

  • Rank: Lieutenant
  • Date of embarkation: 25 October 1916
  • Place of embarkation: Melbourne

First World War Embarkation Roll

  • Rank: Lieutenant
  • Date of embarkation: 25 October 1916
  • Place of embarkation: Melbourne

Honours and Awards (Recommendation) : Officer of the Order of the British Empire

  • Unit: Royal Air Force
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: Australian Flying Corps
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Officer of the Order of the British Empire

  • Unit: Australian Flying Corps
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Honours and Awards : Mention in despatches

  • Unit: Australian Flying Corps
  • Conflict: First World War, 1914-1918

Collection Items

Photograph

P10814.006.006

Informal group portrait of Australian Flying Corps (AFC) officers at Point Cook, Victoria. Identified are (from left to right): Captain (Capt) Philip Willington Stell; Lieutenant (Lt) Raymond Francis Galloway; Lt Roy Cumestree Trout; Lt Keith William Stronach; Lt Sydney Wentworth Addison;...

P10814.006.006

P10814.013.001

Informal portrait of Lieutenant (Lt) Sydney Wentworth Addison, No. 2 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps (AFC). A journalist from Franklin, Tasmania prior to enlistment, Lt Addison embarked with A Flight from Melbourne on HMAT Ulysses on 25 October 1916. Later transferring to No. 69 Squadron with the...

P10814.013.001

P10814.013.003

Informal portrait of Lieutenant (Lt) Sydney Wentworth Addison, No. 2 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps (AFC). A journalist from Franklin, Tasmania prior to enlistment, Lt Addison embarked with A Flight from Melbourne on HMAT Ulysses on 25 October 1916. Later transferring to No. 69 Squadron with the...

P10814.013.003

P10814.013.005

Informal portrait of Lieutenant (Lt) Sydney Wentworth Addison, No. 2 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps (AFC). A journalist from Franklin, Tasmania prior to enlistment, Lt Addison embarked with A Flight from Melbourne on HMAT Ulysses on 25 October 1916. Later transferring to No. 69 Squadron with the...

P10814.013.005

Timeline

Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 1916-10-15
Date of embarkation 1916-10-25
Date of recommendation honour or award 1918
Other 1918-06-29 - 1919-04-01 Commanding Officer of 1 Squadron, AFC.
Date returned to Australia 1919-02-09