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L/Cpl. Thomas Edward Addison

Australian Imperial Forces 33rd Btn. B Coy.

from:Marions St, Tamworth, NSW

Thomas Addison was a 29 year old married labourer when he enlisted, he was wounded in the left arm, in action at the Battle of Messines on the 9th of June 1917 and was treated at the 6th general Hospital in Rouen. In April 1918 he was gassed and was admitted to the Beaufort War Hospital, after his convalescence he was attached to the Australian Provost Corps and served at Tidworth and in London. Thomas returned to Australia in late 1919 and declared that he was "fit and well" when he was discharged from the army.

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