Regimental number3859
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolFaraday Street State School, Carlton, Victoria
AddressSamuel T Linklater, Studley McIlwraith Street, Princes Hill Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinSister, Mrs W A Anderson, Warburton, Victoria
Enlistment date17 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateDied of wounds 14 October 1916
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death45
Age at death from cemetery records45
Place of burialRailway Dugouts Burial Ground (Transport Farm) (Plot VI, Row O, Grave No. 10), Zillebeke, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Agnes LINKLATER. Native of Melbourne, Victoria
Family/military connectionsUncle to Lt A M Auderman 4th Australian Flying Squadron killed Jan 6 1918 near Bethune France. Cousin to Gunner Roy Burlison.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal