Service number : T0
Conflict : WW1
Memorial : Springfield Brewery Roll of Honour now at the Black Country Museum
Served in the Great War. Additional information on the Roll of Service: Major, T.D.
The following birth, death and census information may relate to Major T. Addenbroke.
The birth of Theodore Addenbrooke is registered in the March Quarter 1867 under the Walsall Registration District. The death of Theodore Addenbrooke, age 64, is registered in the March Quarter 1931 under the Wolverhampton Registration District.
Theodore Addenbrooke, Head, single, age 44, Secreatry of Public Company, born Walsall, Staffordshire
Richard Glendah Creswell, Brother in law, age 58
Laura Cresswell, sister, age 58
Emily Grace Cresswell, niece, age 21
Annie Dovaston, servant, age 50
Ellen Price, servant, age 22
Lichfield Mercury, 18th April 1913:
Major T. Addenbrooke has severed his connection with the 6th Territorial Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment at Wolverhampton, and has been appointed to the Territorial Force Reserve. He was the senior major of the Corps and second in command. Major Addenbrooke joined the late 3rd V.B. South Staffordshire Regiment in June 1906, he became captain the following year and major in December 1909.
Lichfield Mercury, 15th July 1921:
On leaving the 6th Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment, Major T. Addenbrooke has been given permission to retain his rank and wear his uniform on the prescribed occasions. Major Addenbrooke was long and honourably associated with the battalion, in which he held a commission for over 20 years. He was Major in 1909 in the Territorial Reserve of Officers, when the late war opened, and re-joining his old battalion in the rank of Captain served for a considerable time with the 1/6th overseas, and was mentioned in despatches for his good work in the field and in the trenches in 1917.
Inscription on the monument:
THIS MONUMENT WAS ERECTED IN 1923
AT THE SPRINGFIELD BREWERY OF
WILLIAM BUTLER & CO, WOLVERHAMPTON
AS A MEMORIAL TO THOSE EMPLOYEES WHO
SERVED AND FELL IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR.
A SECOND WORLD WAR ROLL OF HONOUR
WAS ADDED IN 1949.
IT WAS MOVED TO
THE TERRITORIAL ARMY CENTRE
AT FALLINGS PARK, WOLVERHAMPTON IN 1997.
THIS MONUMENT WAS RELOCATED
TO ITS PRESENT SITE AT THE MUSEUM
WITH THE KIND ASSISTANCE OF THE
FOURTH BATTALION OF THE MERCIAN REGIMENT
THE WEST MIDLANDS RESERVE FORCES
AND CADETS ASSOCIATION.
REDEDICATED ON THE 27TH MARCH 2010