Norman Frederick LINDHE DCM


LINDHE, Norman Frederick

Service Number: 2199
Enlisted: 13 April 1915, Swan Hill, Victoria
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 6th Infantry Battalion
Born: Hay, New South Wales, 1896
Home Town: Swan Hill, Swan Hill, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 30 October 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

13 Apr 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2199, Swan Hill, Victoria
17 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2199, 6th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
17 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2199, 6th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wandilla, Melbourne
2 Mar 1917: Honoured Distinguished Conduct Medal, German Withdrawal to Hindenburg Line and Outpost Villages
30 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 2199, 6th Infantry Battalion, 2nd Passchendaele

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"...2199 Private Norman Frederick Lindhe, 6th Reinforcements, 6th Battalion, of Swan Hill, Vic. Pte Lindhe enlisted on 17 April 1915 and embarked from Melbourne aboard HMAT Wandilla on 17 June 1915. He was later promoted to Lance Corporal and was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) on 17 April 1917. He was killed in action at Flanders in Belgium on 30 October 1917." - SOURCE (