Edmund Charles LINDNER

LINDNER, Edmund Charles

Service Number: 1973
Enlisted: 14 January 1915, Oaklands, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Halbury, South Australia, 15 January 1889
Home Town: Halbury, Wakefield, South Australia
Schooling: Halbury Public School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of wounds (received in action at Gallipoli), 15th General Hospital, Alexandria, Egypt, 29 August 1915, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery
Chatby Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Alexandria, Egypt
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Balaklava District WW1 Roll of Honour, Balaklava WW1 & WW2 Honour Roll, Balaklava WW1 & WW2 Memorial, Glandore State Wards & Orphans Honour Roll, Hoyleton Memorial Gates
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World War 1 Service

14 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Oaklands, South Australia
20 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 1973, 10th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '10' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: HMAT Hororata embarkation_ship_number: A20 public_note: ''
20 Apr 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 1973, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Adelaide

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The death from wounds at Alexandria of Private E. C. Lindner, of Halbury, on August 29, marks the falling of another brave Australian. Just 26 years old, he left Australia near the end of April, with the 5th reinforcements of the famous 10th Battalion, and was soon in the firing line, where between eight and ten weeks were spent without mishap, until on the morning of August 8 a bullet lodged in his neck. He was taken to Alexandria. An operation on the hospital ship proved futile, as the bullet could not be traced; but when in the 15th General Hospital the missile was located, and while waiting for an operation to extract it his end came. Private Lindner was serving with his cousin, who was shot in the head on August 7. He left a widow and child, and relatives at Halbury." - from the Adelaide Chronicle 18 Oct 1915 (nla.gov.au)