Addison Woodby Yorke

Addison Woodby
Also known as
Addison Woodley

World War 1

WW1 Serial No
WW1 Rank
WW1 address
Unknown Pakihiroa, New Zealand
WW1 next of kin
J.E. Yorke (father), Waitangi, Bay of Islands, New Zealand
WW1 embarkation body
Otago Infantry Battalion
WW1 embarkation unit
5th Reinforcements

*Family records state that his maternal grandmother was Erana Kaire (m. Arthur Edmonds) but no details are given of her affiliations.
Addison Woodley born 1887 in the Bay of Islands to Sarah (nee Edmonds)-James Edward Yorke, seventh child of ten. He never married. Is said to have drowned in Hicks Bay, having fallen overboard from one of his uncle's trading vessels.
Of the five Yorkes listed (with an 'e'), he Arthur and possibly three others are paternal cousins.
His older brother, my grandfather, named his second son after him.
Ernest Yorke, is his youngest brother (and served with the Maori reinforcements).

Information here and pertaining to AKA from grandniece Adrienne Meria (21/02/2016)

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