Francis Horatio Faddy

First Name: 
Francis
Middle Name: 
Horatio
Last Name: 
Faddy
Date of Birth: 
Monday, April 2, 1894
Mother's Name: 
Eda Linda Faddy (nee Sampson)
Father's Name: 
Francis Horace Faddy
Date Enlisted: 
Sunday, November 1, 1914
Rank at Enlistment: 
Lieutenant
Unit: 
13th Battalion
Service: 
Infantry
Awards: 
British War Medal
Star Medal
Victory Medal
Date of Death: 
Saturday, April 3, 1915
Place of Death: 
Gallipoli
Cause of Death: 
Wounded in action
Details: 

Francis Hoartio Faddy was born April 2 1894 in Sydney to Francis Horace and Eda Linda Faddy. He was educated at Newnes NSW and was living in Wollongong during the outbreak of World War I.

He was wounded at ‘Chess Board’ in front of Popes Hill at Gallipoli on May 3rd 1915, after his head and throat wounds were bandaged he returned to the front line. After some time he was sent back to the aid station. He was never seen again.He was 21 at the time of his death.

He was the Signals Officer for the 13th Battalion and is remembered in their history  "… wonderful esprit de corps, that the 13th Signallers were more famous for than any other similar unit in the A.I.F."

Sources: 
NAA:B2455, FADDY F H

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