Horace Gilchrist LENNOX

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LENNOX, Horace Gilchrist

Service Number: 2316
Enlisted: 10 April 1915, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 6th Infantry Battalion
Born: Corryong, Victoria, 1897
Home Town: Corryong, Towong, Victoria
Schooling: Corryong State School
Occupation: Salesman
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, 7 August 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Corryong War Memorial, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

10 Apr 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2316, Melbourne, Victoria
17 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2316, 6th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
17 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2316, 6th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wandilla, Melbourne
6 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2316, 6th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
7 Aug 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2316, 6th Infantry Battalion, The August Offensive - Lone Pine, Suvla Bay, Sari Bair, The Nek and Hill 60 - Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Previously appearred on Honour Roll as H G Lennox

Was last seen alive in the charge on the German Officers trench. Only 30 out of 150 men involved in the illl fated charge answered Roll Call next morning

11 November 1917 - Mother wrote to Base Records asking when would she receive her son's personal belongings

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