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Volunteers of Essendon and Flemington, 1914-1918


Lennox H G    Pte    2316    Horace Gilchrist               6 Inf Bn    18    Labourer    Single    Pres       

Address:    Moonee Ponds, Bowen St, 75   

Next of Kin:    Dignan, Margaret, Mrs, 75 Bowen St, Moonee Ponds   

Enlisted:    14 Apr 1915       

Embarked:     A62 Wandilla 17 Jun 1915   


Relatives on Active Service:

Lennox-B-Pte-300  brother


Date of death:  07/08/1915

CWGC:  "Son of Margaret Dignan (formerly Lennox), of 113, Canterbury Rd., Middle Park, Victoria, Australia, and

the late Hugh Lennox. Native of Corryong".




On August 7 last year Private H G Lennox, of the 6th Reinforcements, 6th Battalion, 2nd Infantry Brigade, was reported as missing. Any information would be gratefully received by his mother, Mrs Dignan, 75 Bowen street, Moonee Ponds.
Thursday 6 April 1916
Cite: http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article2092683 


Australian Red Cross Wounded and Missing Enquiries Bureau Correspondence


Lennox H 2316 (M Aug 7th 1915)

Informant states that "On August 6th 1915 at midnight at Gallipoli Peninsula, Lennox was killed.  An attack was made on some German trenches, which were named "German Officers' trenches" as officers were seen massing there at one time, which were not taken and on No Man's Land he was killed.  They never got into German trenches, so Lennox could not have been taken prisoner, but he was not seen after the attack.  Two men gave this information and say they belonged to a draft of 150.  They left Mellisuine on June 17 1915, landed on arrival at Gallipoli climbed the hill, and made the attack, and next morning only 50 out of the 150 draft answered the roll call.

L/Cpl Leslie Hills, 2206
John Reid 2244 58th AIF, A Coy
Eye & Ear Hospital, Tunbridge Wells.
28th July 1916





War Service Commemorated

Anzac Honoured Dead 7 Aug 1915

Essendon Gazette Roll of Honour killed (H G)


In Memoriam -  no notices in The Argus up to 1918.

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