• Entry type: Person
  • Entry ID: AWE6614

Addison, Vera Elizabeth

(1889 – 1974)
  • Born 22 March, 1889, Daylesford Victoria Australia
  • Died 31 December, 1974, Hawthorn Victoria Australia
  • Occupation Community stalwart, Community worker, Red Cross Worker, Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD) worker, Volunteer


Vera Addison was awarded the British Empire Medal for her services to the community of Kangaroo Ground, in Eltham, Victoria, in 1968. She served as a Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD) worker in England during the First World War and was a volunteer and later Honorary General Secretary of the Victoria League of Victoria for 25 years.


  • 2068 - 2068

    Awarded British Empire Medal for services to the community of Kangaroo Ground

Archival resources

  • National Archives of Australia, National Office, Canberra
    • ADDISON V - Red Cross - War Medals
    • Mrs V M E Addison - Honour