Harry Bruce HEWETT

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HEWETT, Harry Bruce

Service Numbers: 3124, 3224
Enlisted: 21 June 1915, Keswick, South Australia
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Port Pirie, South Australia, 11 February 1892
Home Town: Glenelg, Holdfast Bay, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Draper
Died: Killed in action, Pozières, France, 23 July 1916, aged 24 years
Cemetery: Pozières British Cemetery
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Glenelg and District WW1 & WW2 Honour Board, Terowie Institute Honour Board, Terowie Public School Honor Roll, Terowie War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

21 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Keswick, South Australia
14 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3124, 10th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières
14 Sep 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3124, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ballarat, Adelaide
23 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 3224, 10th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Biography

"LATE SGT. H. B. HEWETT.

Sgt. H. B. Hewett, who was killed in action in France on July 23, was a son of Mr. C. Hewett, of Glenelg, and was 24 years of age. He was a well-known member  of the Glenelg Church of Christ. He was leader of the Bible class, and Secretary of the young men's class and young men's and boys' clubs, which are connected with the church. The late Sgt. Hewett sailed for the front a year ago." - from the Adelaide Register 08 Sep 1916 (nla.gov.au)

 

 

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