Lancelot Hallet Sweeting HESTER


HESTER, Lancelot Hallet Sweeting

Service Number: 1881
Enlisted: 21 May 1915, Perth, Western Australia
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 51st Infantry Battalion
Born: Guildford, Western Australia, 12 October 1895
Home Town: Claremont, Claremont, Western Australia
Schooling: Perth High School, Hale School
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 3 September 1916, aged 20 years
Cemetery: Aveluy Wood Cemetery, (Lancashire Dump), Mesnil-Martinsart
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Bridgetown Battle of the Somme Memorial, Bridgetown Memorial Park, Bridgetown War Memorial, Wembley Downs Hale School Honour Roll 1, Wembley Downs Hale School Memorial Grove
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World War 1 Service

21 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1881, Perth, Western Australia
2 Sep 1915: Involvement SN 1881, 28th Infantry Battalion
2 Sep 1915: Embarked SN 1881, 28th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Anchises, Fremantle
3 Sep 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 1881, 51st Infantry Battalion, Mouquet Farm

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Godfrey and Mary HESTER, Bridgetown, Western Australia