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Olaf Victor Croker LINDQUIST

Regimental number855
Date of birth17 February 1892
Place of birthParramatta New South Wales
SchoolPetersham Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTailor
Address61 Smith Street, Summer Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Charlie Lindquist, 61 Smith Street, Summer Hill, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 April 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2709 Sergeant Carl Samuel Barrow LINDQUIST, 18th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 December 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.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

Also served in World War II as Lieutenant, Volunteer Defence Corps; appointed, 3 July 1942; discharged, 10 September 1945.
Miscellaneous detailsName recorded as Olop Victor LINDQUIST on Embarkation Roll.
Date of death9 September 1965
Age at death72
Place of burialCremated: Rookwood Crematorium, Sydney, New South Wales

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