Harold Christopher BLEWETT

BLEWETT, Harold Christopher

Service Number: 3318
Enlisted: 1 November 1916, Enlisted at Melbourne
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 46th Infantry Battalion
Born: Deniliquin, New South Wales, Australia, 1897
Home Town: Echuca, Campaspe, Victoria
Schooling: State School No. 208, Echuca, Victoria
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Died of wounds, Passchendaele, Ypres, Belgium, 1 October 1917
Cemetery: Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery
Plot XXV, Row E, Brave 13A Headstone inscription reads: One of Australia's best a noble brother and faithful son loved by all, Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Lijssenthoek, Flanders, Belgium
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Deniliquin War Memorial, Echuca War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

1 Nov 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 3318, Enlisted at Melbourne
16 Dec 1916: Involvement Private, 3318, 2nd Pioneer Battalion, Third Ypres, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '5' embarkation_place: Melbourne embarkation_ship: HMAT Medic embarkation_ship_number: A7 public_note: ''
16 Dec 1916: Embarked Private, 3318, 2nd Pioneer Battalion, HMAT Medic, Melbourne
11 Jul 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 46th Infantry Battalion, Transferred from the 2 Pioneer Battalion to the 46th Battalion in the field
1 Oct 1917: Involvement Private, 3318, 46th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres, --- :awm_ww1_roll_of_honour_import: awm_service_number: 3318 awm_unit: 46th Australian Infantry Battalion awm_rank: Private awm_died_date: 1917-10-01

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William and Katherine Ann Campbell Blewett of Lansborough Street, Echuca, Victoria

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served 4 years in the Senior Cadets and Citizens Forces