George Clement (Clem) FERRETT

FERRETT, George Clement

Service Number: 979
Enlisted: 2 September 1914, Morphettville, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Hawker, South Australia, Australia , 1 May 1885
Home Town: Blinman, South Australia
Schooling: Hawker, South Australia
Occupation: Wheelwright
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Turkey, 25 April 1915, aged 29 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
The Lone Pine Memorial (Panel 32) Gallipoli, Turkey., Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Blinman & District WW1 Roll of Honor, Blinman Boer War, WW1 & WW2 Honour Rolls, Laura War Memorial, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing, Prospect Roll of Honour A-G WWI Board, Prospect St Cuthbert's Church Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

2 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Morphettville, South Australia
20 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 979, 10th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1,

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20 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 979, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Adelaide
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 979, 10th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, ANZAC / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Stephen Brooks

His brother, 1717 Lance Corporal Harold Ferrett 48th Battalion was killed in action at Pozieres 5 August 1916, age 20.


"During the evening service on Sunday last, at Blinman, a tablet in memory of Private G. C. (Clem) Ferrett was unveiled at St Mark's Church by Mrs. A. Fargher. Mr. Ferrett. was native of Blinman, and was among the first to volunteer for the front. Like many others, he laid down his life in that famous charge of the glorious Tenth on the slopes of Gallipoli." - from the Port Augusta Transcontinental 25 Mar 1916 (