Harold Guy CLENNETT

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CLENNETT, Harold Guy

Service Number: 2237
Enlisted: 27 July 1915, Claremont, Tasmania
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 26th Infantry Battalion
Born: Dover, Tasmania, 12 September 1892
Home Town: Dover, Huon Valley, Tasmania
Schooling: Queens College, Hobart
Occupation: Orchardist
Died: Killed in Action, Pozières, France, 5 August 1916, aged 23 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
No known grave
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

27 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2237, Claremont, Tasmania
27 Sep 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2237, 26th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
27 Sep 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2237, 26th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Melbourne
5 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 2237, 26th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Harold Guy CLENNETT was born in Tasmania on 12th September, 1892

His parents were William Longstaff CLENNETT and Elizabeth Hannah HOSKINS

Two of his brothers also served in WW1

1. Alfred James CLENNETT (SN3309) MM - returned to Australia in 1918

2. James Hoskins CLENNETT (SN2059) MM - returned to Australia in 1919