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Regimental number6018
Place of birthWarrnambool, Victoria
AddressWoolsthorpe, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25.7
Height5' 5.75"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Esther Lindsay, Quamby, Woolsthorpe, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date19 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name5th Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 3
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/24/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 4 June 1919
Discharge date8 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: [7025] 2nd Lt Archie Thomas LINDSAY, 4th Field Artillery Brigade, discharged, 12 April 1917; 7520 Pte William Samuel LINDSAY, 6th Bn, returned to Australia, 3 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Mahia', 5 June 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 17 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 8 April 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, LINDSAY James

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