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Joseph Horace Addison

In memory of:

Pilot Officer Joseph Horace Addison

June 26, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

C/16683

Age:

29

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Division:

103 (R.A.F.) Sqdn

Additional Information


Born:

April 13, 1914
Sidney, British Columbia

Enlistment:

January 30, 1942
London, United Kingdom

Son of Horace Howell Addison and Clare Addison. Husband of Irene Addison, of Victoria, British Columbia. Pilot Officer Addison had run the quarter mile in the 1936 British Empire Games.

Commemorated on Page 130 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

Plot 69. Row B. Coll. grave 19.

Location:

The AMSTERDAM NEW EASTERN CEMETERY is in the south-eastern district of Amsterdam on the road to Hilversum and is easily reached by public transport. The British plots are in the south-eastern portion of the cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Joseph Horace Addison is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Pilot Officer Joseph Horace Addison is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Photo of Joseph Horace Addison– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Joseph Horace Addison– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Joseph Horace Addison– 1935 Victoria YMCA Track Team. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Joseph Horace Addison– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Joseph Horace Addison– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Joseph Horace Addison– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of Joseph Horace Addison– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Document– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Attestation Paper– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Correspondence– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Family Photo– Joe Addison with his sister Gwen and daughter in September 1940. Photo was taken on Willows Beach Victoria BC.
  • Photo of Joseph Addison
  • Grave Marker– The grave of Joseph Addison at the Nieuw Oosterbegraafplaats (New East Cemetery) in Amsterdam.

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