People Australia

  • searches all National Centre of Biography websites
  • searches all National Centre of Biography websites
  • searches all National Centre of Biography websites

Browse Lists:

Cultural Advice

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people should be aware that this website contains names, images, and voices of deceased persons.

In addition, some articles contain terms or views that were acceptable within mainstream Australian culture in the period in which they were written, but may no longer be considered appropriate.

These articles do not necessarily reflect the views of The Australian National University.

Older articles are being reviewed with a view to bringing them into line with contemporary values but the original text will remain available for historical context.

Harold William Lemme (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.

Original Publication

Additional Resources

Related Entries in NCB Sites

Citation details

'Lemme, Harold William (1888–1917)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/lemme-harold-william-22888/text32298, accessed 24 May 2024.

© Copyright People Australia, 2012

Harrold William Lemmie, c. 1916 photographer unknown

Harrold William Lemmie, c. 1916 photographer unknown

Winner (Melbourne), 24 October 1917, p 8

Life Summary [details]

Birth

29 June, 1888
Prahran, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Death

18 September, 1917 (aged 29)
near Ypres, Belgium

Cause of Death

killed in action

Religious Influence

Includes the religion in which subjects were raised, have chosen themselves, attendance at religious schools and/or religious funeral rites; Atheism and Agnosticism have been included.

Education
Occupation
Military Service
Clubs
Key Organisations