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Richard Lennon

Name on Board R Lennon
Name on Service
Richard  Lennon
Enlistment Age 26
Occupation Labourer
Place of Birth Geelong, Vic
Next of Kin William Lennon
Address Robb St, Newport, Vic
Marital Status S
Enlistment Date 7/10/1914
Service No. 1366
Enlistment Place Melbourne, Vic
Embarkation Place Melbourne
Embarkation Date 2/02/1915
Embarkation Ship HMAT Clan Macgillivray A46
Unit on Embarkation 7th Australian Infantry Battalion
Date of Death 7/08/1915
Unit on Death 7th Australian Infantry Battalion
Rank on Death Private
Cause of Death KIA
Place of Wounding/
Lone Pine, Gallipoli
Cemetery or Memorial Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
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 (p75) 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 Footscray Chronicle: 11 September 1915, p2
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