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Regimental number364
Place of birthRockhampton Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressHelensburgh, South Coast, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Height5' 11"
Weight162 lbs
Next of kinMrs M K Linde, Bluff Hotel, Rockhampton, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed for 2.5 years in the 4th Australian Light Horse; resigned.
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 1, Battery 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/29/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A8 Argyllshire on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448, 11 July 1919; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124, 30 October 1919.
Recommendation date: 18 January 1919

FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1918
Discharge date24 August 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 166 Sapper Arthur William LINDE MM, 1st Tunnelling Company, returned to Australia, 20 April 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Joined Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 4 April 1915.

Embarked alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 21 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 27 March 1916.

On leave, 17 September 1917; rejoined unit from leave, 27 September 1917.

Appointed Temporary Bombardier, 16 October 1917; promotion confirmed, 16 October 1917.

Appointed Acting Corporal, 3 November 1917; promoted Temporary Corporal, 3 November 1917, and promotion confirmed same day.

Promoted Temporary Sergeant, 16 September 1918.

Commenced return to Australia from Taranto on board HT 'Port Darwin'. 8 October 1918; disembarked Sydney, 26 December 1918; discharged, 24 August 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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