ADDISON, Frederick George

No.5828683, Corporal, Frederick George ADDISON
Aged 28

5th Battalion, Suffolk Regiment
Died in Captivity on Thursday, 3rd June 1943

Frederick George Addison was born in Poslingford on 25th October 1913 (Risbridge Q4-1913 4A:1720) son of Sidney George [1884] and Ada [1888] ADDISON (née HURST).

In 1939 his parents, brother Leslie John [1916] and sister Mary Elizabeth [1922] (later GREEN) were at 1 Clapton Hall Cottages, Poslingford (1 closed record).

A farm labourer, he married Dorothy Beatrice WORDLEY ( Q1-1940 Newmarket) who was working at Poslingford Hall in 1939. They lived at Stour Street, Cavendish and Dorothy married Leslie E. MOTT in 1946.

He was captured on 15th February 1942 on the surrender of Singapore to the Japanese.

Frederick was initially buried at Bantona B, kilometre 173.7 and re-interred in Kanchanaburi in March 1946.

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Frederick Addison is buried in Kanchanaburi War Cemetery grave 8:H:43

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