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John Alexander Lennon

Name on Board J Lennon
Name on Service
John Alexander  Lennon
Enlistment Age 25
Occupation Labourer
Place of Birth Dandenong, Vic
Next of Kin Ellen Elizabeth Lennon
Address Bell St, Coburg, Vic
Marital Status S
Enlistment Date 10/05/1916
Service No. 3574
Enlistment Place Melbourne, Vic
Embarkation Place Melbourne
Embarkation Date 1/08/1916
Embarkation Ship HMAT Orsova A67
Unit on Embarkation 29th Australian Infantry Battalion
Date of Death 29/07/1918
Unit on Death 29th Australian Infantry Battalion
Rank on Death Private
Cause of Death KIA
Place of Wounding/
Cemetery or Memorial Mericourt-L'Abbe Communal Cemetery Extension, Mericourt-L'Abbe, Picardie, France
Additional Information Mother, Mrs M Watts, Hawthorn Rd, Caulfield, Vic. Brothers: John Alexander Lennon (3574), killed in action in France; Hugh Lennon (133), killed in action at Gallipoli. 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 Williamstown Town Clerk  dated 7/2/1922, requesting date of death
Additional References Australian War Memorial Photo DACS0326      : https://www.Australian War
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