Lt Oscar James Addyman

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The Royal Memorial Chapel

Chapel Square

Royal Military Acadamy Sandhurst


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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
  • Timber Oak
Lettering: Incised
  • First World War (1914-1918)
About the memorial: Memorial to Lieutenant Oscar James Addyman, 1st Battalion the East Yorkshire Regiment. Second son of the late James Wilson Addyman and Edith Constance St John (previously Addyman) of White House, Starbeck. Born in Starbeck, Harrogate, Yorkshire. Educated at Aldenham School, Hertfordshire and Leeds University. Entered the Royal Military College Sandhurst Dec 1909. Member of the Harrogate Cricket Club. Commissioned into the East Yorkshire Regiment Mar 1911. Served in India with the 2nd Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment. He was invalided home with malarial fever in the spring of 1914. Returned to regimental duty in the early autumn 1914. He had hardly reached India, when he was recalled for active service inEurope. Promoted to Lieutenant Sep 1914. He was killed in action between Zillebeke and St. Eloi at Ypres, Belgium when observing the German trenches by an artillery shell aged 23 years. Commemorated on Panels 21 and 31 of the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ypres, West Flanders, Belgium.
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Oscar Addyman, Lieut E Yorkshire R, France 1915.

Oscar James Addyman

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