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Frank LINDSAY

Regimental number967
Place of birthBroken Hill New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, John Lindsay, Lamplough, Victoria
Enlistment date8 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


'Work as stretcher bearer.'
Recommendation date: 14 October 1917

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 16 October 1917

Mention in Corps Routine Orders


Recommendation date: 31 October 1917

FateReturned to Australia 19 October 1918
Medals

Military Medal

'A stretcher bearer who was tireless in performance of his work. He moved up and down the line dressing wounds and placing the wounded in a position of safety. He made numerous trips through intense shelling and was tireless in his work. He would not rest until all the wounded in the vicinity had been carried to the Aid Post.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 76
Date: 23 May 1918

Other detailsMedals: Military Medal, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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