Linden Roderick SALTMARSH MM

SALTMARSH, Linden Roderick

Service Number: 4034
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 12th Infantry Battalion
Born: Longford, Tasmania, 1897
Home Town: Western Junction, Northern Midlands, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

24 Nov 1915: Involvement Private, SN 4034, 12th Infantry Battalion
24 Nov 1915: Embarked Private, SN 4034, 12th Infantry Battalion, RMS Orontes, Melbourne
30 May 1918: Honoured Military Medal, "Peaceful Penetration - Low-Cost, High-Gain Tactics on the Western Front", 'At MONT DE MERRIS near STRAZEELE on night of 30th May, 1918, Privates SALTMARSH and REYNOLDS, who accompanied Sergeant TURNER on a patrol, rushed an enemy listening post, killed the occupants, captured a machine gun and brought it back to our lines.'

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Biography contributed by Daryl Jones

Son of Mr LH and Mrs EM Saltmarsh of Western Junction, Tasmania