Herman Osward CONNETT


CONNETT, Herman Osward

Service Number: 1740
Enlisted: 18 January 1915, Enlisted at Perth,WA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 11th Infantry Battalion
Born: Keswick, Cumberland, England, United States, 1881
Home Town: Claremont, Claremont, Western Australia
Schooling: Keswick School, Cumberland, England
Occupation: Gardener
Died: Killed in action, Gallipoli, Ottoman Empire, 6 August 1915
Cemetery: Shell Green Cemetery
Plot 11, Row I, Grave 35 Headstone inscription reads; Our Daddy died for Britian and Us
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

18 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1740, 11th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Perth,WA
19 Apr 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1740, 11th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
19 Apr 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1740, 11th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Argyllshire, Fremantle

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia aged 32 years

Son of Elias and Elizabeth Connett of Selkirk Road, Stanley, Liverpool, England

Husband of Christina Connett of Shenton Road, Claremont, WA. Father of Frederick Connett, May Olive Connett and Alexander Connett

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal