Victor Charles HEMMING

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HEMMING, Victor Charles

Service Number: 2731
Enlisted: 16 July 1915, Frasers Hill, Queensland
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 12th Infantry Battalion
Born: Clayfield, Queensland, Australia, 10 February 1896
Home Town: Indooroopilly, Brisbane, Queensland
Schooling: Indooroopilly State School & Brisbane Grammar School
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Died of Wounds, Armentières, France, 6 May 1918, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Ebblinghem Military Cemetery
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Indooroopilly War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

16 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2731, 26th Infantry Battalion, Frasers Hill, Queensland
21 Oct 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2731, 26th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Bee, Brisbane
21 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2731, 26th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
1 Mar 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 12th Infantry Battalion
2 Apr 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 52nd Infantry Battalion
26 Mar 1918: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 12th Infantry Battalion
6 May 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2731, 12th Infantry Battalion, "Peaceful Penetration - Low-Cost, High-Gain Tactics on the Western Front"

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"Mr. H. B. Hemming, of Witton House, Indooroopilly, has been advised that his only son, Victor Charles Hemming, who left Brisbane some three years ago, was killed in action in France on April 27 last." - from the Queenslander 01 Jun 1918 (nla.gov.au)