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Lindsay McKenzie GRASS

Regimental number3532
Place of birthAlbury, New South Wales
SchoolAlbury District Public School, New South Wales
OccupationTelegraph messenger
Addressc/o Albury PO, Albury, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, George Henry Grass, Albury PO, Albury, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in 44th Bn Senior Cadets.
Enlistment date16 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 27 September 1917
Place of death or woundingPolygon Wood, Belgium
Age at death19.2
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialHooge Crater Cemetery (Plot XIII, Row C, Grave No. 19), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Selina GRASS, Olive Street, Albury, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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