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Lindo Herbert HUMPHREYS

Regimental number626
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Height5' 9.5"
Weight168 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Clarice Julia Maud Humphreys, 39 Victoria Street, Parkside, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the Sydney Lancers; in Light Horse, Broken Hill: left the district.
Enlistment date23 November 1914
Place of enlistmentOaklands, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A26 Armadale on 12 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 17 July 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date12 December 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Tried by Field General Court Martial, Heliopolis, 15 January 1916, on three charges of fraud: sentenced to 2 years' imprisonment.

Commenced return to Australia, 17 July 1916, to complete sentence; discharged (sentence commuted), 12 December 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death6 May 1927 Adelaide, South Australia
Age at death41
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Row 4 East, Grave 3), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, HUMPHREYS Lindo Herbert

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