William Jack (John) LINEDALE

LINEDALE, William Jack

Service Number: 175
Enlisted: 15 January 1915
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 11th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Irvinebank, Queensland, Australia, 4 January 1895
Home Town: Atherton, Tablelands, Queensland
Schooling: Sydney Grammar School, New South Wales and Gatton Agricultural College, Queensland, Australia
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, Palestine, 7 November 1917, aged 22 years
Cemetery: Gaza War Cemetery, Israel and Palestine (including Gaza)
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Memorials: Atherton War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Gatton Agricultural College HR, Sydney Grammar School WW1 Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

15 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 175, 11th Light Horse Regiment
2 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, 175, 11th Light Horse Regiment, Third Ypres
2 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, 175, 11th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Medic, Brisbane
7 Nov 1917: Involvement Trooper, 175, 11th Light Horse Regiment, Third Ypres

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Anthony and Isabella LINEDALE, Atherton, Queensland

Mr A. T. Linedale, Atherton, has received advice that his eldest son Trooper John Linedale was killed in action In Palestine on November 10. Trooper Linedale enlisted early in the war and had seen nearly two years' service. Another brother, Private Selby Lindale, left Australia a few months ago for the front. Well known in Australian Mining circles He was with the Camel Corps in Palestine when last heard of.