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Hugh  Lennon

Name on Board HJ Lennon
Name on Service
Hugh   Lennon
Enlistment Age 27
Occupation Labourer
Place of Birth Yarraville, Vic
Next of Kin William Lennon
Address Robb St, Newport, Vic
Marital Status S
Enlistment Date 8/09/1914
Service No. 133
Enlistment Place Melbourne, Vic
Embarkation Place Melbourne
Embarkation Date 25/02/1915
Embarkation Ship HMAT Star of Victoria
Unit on Embarkation 8th Australian Light Horse Regiment
Date of Death 7/08/1915
Unit on Death 8th Australian Light Horse Regiment
Rank on Death Trooper
Cause of Death KIA (previously reported missing)
Place of Wounding/
Gallipoli (no known grave)
Cemetery or Memorial Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Additional Information Mother, Mrs M Watts, Hawthorn Rd, Caulfield, Vic. Brothers: Richard Lennon (1366), killed in action at Gallipoli; John Alexander Lennon (3574), killed in action in France. Letter on service records of John Alexander Lennon (page 75) from Ellen Lennon dated 20/5/1921, makes the connection between all three brothers and their father, William Lennon of Robb St, Newport, Vic. Note on service records of letter from Town Clerk Williamstown, dated 7/2/1922, requesting date of death
Additional References Footscray Chronicle: 11 September 1915, p2
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