Gerald Frederick William Addison

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Lieutenant Gerald Frederick William Addison, R.N. (13 June, 1888 – 9 May, 1913) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

Born in Queen's Crescent, Southsea, Addison gained four months on passing out of Britannia in May of 1904. He was first sent to join Centurion on the China Station. After fifteen months, he was appointed to Irresistible for one year in the Mediterranean. On 26 September 1906, he was invalided from her with anemia.

Addison was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 1 April, 1910.[1]

Addison drowned when he was swept from Hope, in which he was first lieutenant, by a heavy sea off Copinsay Island in the Orkneys.

See Also


Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Tom D. Greener
Captain of H.M. T.B. 073
2 Nov, 1910[2] – 25 Feb, 1911
Succeeded by
Geoffrey S. Holden
Preceded by
Geoffrey S. Holden
Captain of H.M. T.B. 077
25 Feb, 1911[3] – Mar, 1911
Succeeded by
James Hill


  1. The Navy List. (March, 1913). p. 2.
  2. The Monthly Navy List. (March, 1911). p. 400.
  3. The Navy List. (April, 1911). p. 401.