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Lycett H  Pte   3168

Page history last edited by Lenore Frost 2 years, 6 months ago

Volunteers of Essendon and Flemington, 1914-1918


Pte Harry Lycett, circa November 1915. Australian War

Memorial Collection http://cas.awm.gov.au/item/DA12176


Lycett H    Pte    3168    Harry     21 Inf Bn    19    Tinsmith    Single    Meth       

Address:    Newmarket, Railway Pl, 126   

Next of Kin:    Lycett, Harry, father, 126 Railway Pl, Newmarket   

Enlisted:    5 Jul 1915       

Embarked:     A18 Wiltshire 18 Nov 1915   



Lycett F J Pte 2719  brother (KIA)

Lycett-H-Sapper-15540  brother

Lycett H L Cpl fitter 586 father

Lycett-W-D-Pte-2063   brother



Private Harry Lycett, 7th Reinforcements, 21st Battalion.

Lycett returned to Australia a member of the 4th Field

Ambulance on 6 May 1919.



Mentioned in W C Lycett's diary


22 Feb 1916  Met Will Lycett in Cairo

23 Feb 1916  Saw Will off to Ismalia at station in Cairo

24 Feb 1916 Will put in an application to have Harry transferred to his corps

3 Mar 1916 Went to visit Will

6 Mar 1916 Will took opportunity to visit Harry at 60th Bn

7 Mar 1916 Harry went to visit Will

10 Mar 1916  Received a visit from Will

13 Mar 1916 Received a visit from Will

15 Mar 1916 Visited Will

16 Mar 1916  Will again applied to have Harry transferred to his corps

19 Mar 1916  Harry transferred to Will's corps

20 Mar 1916  Harry on duty with Will

21 Mar 1916  Harry on duty with Will

3 April 1916 Will took Harry to see Ismailia

19 April 1916 Harry on duty with Will

14 Oct 1916  Harry out to see Will

19 Jan 1917 Harry in dispensary

11 Feb 1917  Harry helping Will

16 Jun 1917 Will and Harry went to see father near Popperinghe

20 Jul 1917  Harry brought news of brother Fred's death to Harry senior and Will

26 Jul 1917 Harry going on leave to England the following Sunday

22 Sep 1917 Harry went to visit Will and father Harry, camped near Yale

30 Sep 1917 Went to visit Will and father Harry, stayed for tea

5 Oct 1917 Went with two pals to visit Will and father Harry, and walked into Reningholst to buy Christmas Cards

10 Oct 1917  Will and father Harry camped opposite the 4 Field Ambulance and saw Harry.

Fequent visits to Will and father Harry in the next several entries

21 Oct 1917  Visiting Will when the Railway Unit is subject to an air attack

22 Oct 1917  Came to visit Will and father Harry

27 Oct 1917 Leaves with 4 Field Ambulance for a rest

17 Jan 1918 Called on Will.  He is camped at Balleul

20 Jan 1918 Went to visit Will, looking well

3 Feb 1918 Will walked the 9 miles to Balleul to visit Harry and have dinner

17 Apr 1918 Will received a letter from Harry





War Service Commemorated                                                                   

Flemington Methodist Church

Essendon Gazette Roll of Honour With the Colours

Regimental Register

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