Augustus Frederick HEWETT

HEWETT, Augustus Frederick

Service Numbers: 620, 1051
Enlisted: 22 August 1914, Footscray - Service Number changed to 1051
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 7th Infantry Battalion
Born: Williamstown, Victoria, Australia, 1888
Home Town: Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria
Schooling: Williamstown State School, , Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed In Action, Gallipoli, 8 August 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Williamstown Pictorial Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

22 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 620, 7th Infantry Battalion, Footscray - Service Number changed to 1051
19 Oct 1914: Involvement Private, 620, 7th Infantry Battalion
19 Oct 1914: Embarked Private, 620, 7th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Melbourne
8 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 1051, 7th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Enlisted and served as George Frederick Hewett

He was born in Williamstown, Victoria in 1888

His parents were Alfred George HEWIT & Isabella JEFFREY

He enlisted in Footscray on 22nd August, 1914 (SN 620) & his service number was altered at some stage to SN 1051

He was Killed in Action at Gallipoli on 8th August, 1915 - no known grave

His name is memorialised on the Australian War Memorial and the Lone Pine Memorial