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Carl Samuel Barrow LINDQUIST

Regimental number2709
Date of birth17 February 1892
Place of birthParramatta, New South Wales
SchoolPetersham Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
Address122 Smith Street, Summer Hill, Summer Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, C Lindquist, 122 Smith Street, Summer Hill, Summer Hill, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 December 1918
Discharge date5 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 855 Corporal Olaf Victor Croker LINDQUIST, 4th Bn, returned to Australia, 15 April 1918; Cousins (1st): 3940 Corporal William Lancelot TURNER, 13th Bn, killed in action, 1 March 1918; 5114 Pte Herbert Leslie HARTIGAN, 30th Bn, returned to Australia, 16 January 1919; Brothers-in-law: 1904 Pte Thomas RADCLIFFE, 1st Pioneer Bn, discharged, 20 January 1920; 252 Driver Michael James BROADHURST, 1st Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 23 September 1918.
Other details

War service: taken on strength, 18th Bn, Egypt, 5 February 1916.

Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 25 March 1916.

Promoted Corporal, 26 January 1917; Sergeant, 24 April 1918.

Wounded in action (gun shot wound, right thigh, severe), 9 September 1918; evacuated to England, 12 September 1918, and admitted to 3rd Southern General Hospital, Oxford.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Nestor', 12 December 1918; disembarked Melbourne, 1 February 1919; discharged, 5 April 1919.

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

Also served in World War II as N252389, Staff Sergeant, Volunteer Defence Corps, enlisted 2 June 1942, discharged 7 September 1945.
Date of death27 July 1956
Age at death64
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (Church of England Section), Sydney, New South Wales

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