Archie Lindesay BLACK

BLACK, Archie Lindesay

Service Number: 21166
Enlisted: 23 November 1915, Rockhampton, Queensland
Last Rank: Second Lieutenant
Last Unit: 5th Divisional Ammunition Column
Born: Mackay, Queensland, 18 May 1887
Home Town: Mackay, Mackay, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Auctioneer
Died: Natural causes, Queensland, Australia, 6 June 1963, aged 76 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

23 Nov 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 21166, Rockhampton, Queensland
11 May 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Battery Sergeant Major, SN 21166, 9th Field Artillery Brigade , Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
11 May 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Battery Sergeant Major, SN 21166, 9th Field Artillery Brigade , HMAT Argyllshire, Sydney
2 Jan 1919: Promoted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 5th Divisional Ammunition Column
9 Mar 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 5th Divisional Ammunition Column

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"Archie Lindesay Black was born in 1887. His father was Henry Lindesay and his mother was Jean Fleming Myddleton. The family were from Mackay, Queensland. Before joining the 3rd Division Artillery in 1915 Archie was employed as an auctioneer. He embarked on the 11th May 1916 from Sydney on board the HMAT Argyllshire A8 and was trained in England at Lark Hill Camp on the Salisbury Plain. Archie Black then served on the Western Front in France and Belgium. He returned to Australia on the 9th March 1919 and died in 1963." - SOURCE (hdl.handle.net)

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