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Lemme, Harold William (1888–1917)

Harrold William Lemmie, c. 1916 photographer unknown

Harrold William Lemmie, c. 1916 photographer unknown

Winner (Melbourne), 24 October 1917, p 8

Born in 1888. Educated at Melbourne Grammar School 1901-1903. Interstate tennis player and a member of MCC Lawn Tennis Committee. LTAV Member. A dashing batsman, he played in MCC Junior Elevens and for St. Kilda. Although doctors said he was unfit for service after a serious motor cycle accident in 1912, he nevertheless enlisted. He was killed in action with the 6th Battalion near Ypres on September 19, 1917 when a stray shell landed near his platoon.

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  • Melbourne Cricket Club Roll of Honour 1914-1918, 1998, p 13

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'Lemme, Harold William (1888–1917)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/lemme-harold-william-22888/text32298, accessed 6 July 2020.

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