John Glendenning LINDSAY

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LINDSAY, John Glendenning

Service Number: 2189
Enlisted: 10 February 1915, Keswick, South Australia
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Port Adelaide, South Australia, 7 April 1891
Home Town: Hawker, Flinders Ranges, South Australia
Schooling: Mount Hawker public School
Occupation: Cashier
Died: Died of wounds, France, 26 July 1916, aged 25 years
Cemetery: Daours Communal Cemetery Extension, France
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Hawker Residents of Hawker Honour Roll, Hawker War Memorial Park, Hawker and District WW1 Roll of Honor, Port Adelaide St Paul's Church Memorial Alcove
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World War 1 Service

10 Feb 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2189, Keswick, South Australia
23 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2189, 10th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
23 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2189, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Borda, Adelaide
26 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 2189, 10th Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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Biography

"LATE LCE.-CPL. LINDSAY.

The death on the field of honour of Lce.-Cpl. J. G. (Jack) Lindsay, of the 10th Battalion, is reported. The late Lce.-Cpl. Lindsay was the youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. A. S. Lindsay, of Hawker, and was the first to volunteer from that town. Prior to enlisting, he was in the employ of Messrs. Harris, Scarfe, & Co. as assistant cashier. He was a member for some years of St. Paul's Choir, and was Secretary of the Church of England Men's Society at Port Adelaide. He enlisted in February, 1915, and reached Gallipoli about August 3. He served there until the evacuation. He fell on July 21. During the time he was on active service (17 months), he did not have a day's illness." - from the Adelaide Register 16 Aug 1916 (nla.gov.au)

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