Lindsay Ernest BARRETT DCM

Badge Number: S4753, Sub Branch: Murray Bridge

BARRETT, Lindsay Ernest

Service Numbers: 1842, S1729
Enlisted: 16 October 1915, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 1st Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Frances, SA, 18 July 1897
Home Town: Bordertown, Tatiara, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Grazier
Died: Natural causes, Murray Bridge, South Australia, 18 September 1967, aged 70 years
Cemetery: Murray Bridge (Adelaide Road) Cemetery, S.A.
Adelaide Road Cemetery
Memorials: Naracoorte and District Town Hall Honour Board WW1
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World War 1 Service

16 Oct 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1842, Adelaide, South Australia
11 Jan 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 1842, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Borda, Adelaide
11 Jan 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 1842, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
15 May 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Gunner, 1st Field Artillery Brigade
20 Jul 1917: Wounded AIF WW1, Gunner, 1842, 1st Field Artillery Brigade, Warneton

World War 2 Service

19 Jun 1942: Enlisted Private, S1729, Forward Area, South Australia

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Son of George BARRETT and Sarah Caroline nee HAMSTONE

 Recommended for Victoria Cross  - Awarded Distinguished Conduct Medal