Arthur Joseph Berkeley Addison

Name

Arthur Joseph Berkeley Addison

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

01/07/1916
49

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Lieutenant Colonel
York and Lancaster Regiment
9th Bn. (Commanding)

Awards

Not Yet Researched
Mentioned in Despatches twice

Cemetery/Memorial

BECOURT MILITARY CEMETERY, BECORDEL-BECOURT
I. W. 23.
France

UK Memorials

Haileybury College Cloister Wall Memorial, Hertford Heath

Pre War

Born on 14 Sep 1866 in Cork, Ireland son of Gen. Thomas Addison, C.B., and Ellen (Gillespie) Addison, his wife. Educated at Haileybury College 1880-82. He married Mildred Jeanne de Gilibert of 18 Hans Road, Chelsea, London in Ireland in 1901 and had one child.

Wartime Service

Formerly of the Royal Irish Rifles he was killed on the first day of the Battle of the Somme in a fierce attack on the German Nordwerk at Thiepval.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox, Karen Smith - Acting Director of External Relations www.haileybury.com/honour