LINTON, Thomas

Service Number: 444
Enlisted: 29 February 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 51st Infantry Battalion
Born: Sheffield, Tasmania, Australia, October 1887
Home Town: Scottsdale, Dorset, Tasmania
Schooling: Sheffield State School, Tasmania, Australia
Occupation: Dairy farmer
Died: GSW left eye, thigh and back at Lagnicourt, Died of wounds, 9th Casualty Clearing Station, near Lagnicourt, France, 31 March 1917
Cemetery: Aveluy Communal Cemetery Extension
Row N, Grave 13, Aveluy Communal Cemetery Extension, Aveluy, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Hobart Roll of Honour, Kentish Municipality Honour Roll Mural, Scottsdale Municipality Pictorial HR, Sheffield War Memorial, South Spreyton Baptist Church Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

29 Feb 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 444, 40th Infantry Battalion
1 Jul 1916: Involvement Private, SN 444, 40th Infantry Battalion
1 Jul 1916: Embarked Private, SN 444, 40th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Berrima, Hobart
31 Oct 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 51st Infantry Battalion
31 Mar 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Private, SN 444, 51st Infantry Battalion, German Withdrawal to Hindenburg Line and Outpost Villages, At Lagnicourt, GSW to left eye, thigh and back. Treated by 5th Australian Field Ambulance. Died at 9th Casualty Clearing Station
31 Mar 1917: Involvement Private, SN 444, 51st Infantry Battalion

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