Lindsay GUERIN

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GUERIN, Lindsay

Service Numbers: SX6808, S765
Enlisted: 25 June 1940
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: Australian Army Ordnance Corps
Born: Millicent, South Australia, 17 July 1904
Home Town: Penola, Wattle Range, South Australia
Schooling: Compton Downs School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Died of Illness, Keswick, South Australia, 23 February 1942, aged 37 years
Cemetery: Mount Gambier Lake Terrace Cemetery
Section F, Grave 507, Mount Gambier General Cemetery, Mount Gambier, South Australia, Australia
Memorials: Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Compton WW2 Honour Board, Penola Coonawarra & Penola Sub-Branch R.S.S.&A.I.L.A. Honour Roll, Penola War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

25 Jun 1940: Involvement Private, SN SX6808
25 Jun 1940: Enlisted Wayville, SA
25 Jun 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN SX6808, 2nd/43rd Infantry Battalion
20 Dec 1940: Discharged
28 Dec 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SN S765
28 Dec 1940: Enlisted Keswick, SA
23 Feb 1942: Involvement Private, SN S765, Australian Army Ordnance Corps
Date unknown: Involvement

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Lindsay GUERIN was the son of Michael Martin GUERIN and Elvina GAMMON; Michael and Elvina married on 23 September 1903 at Millicent, SA.

He married Ruby POLLOCK on 9 December 1929 in St Andrews Manse, Mount Gambier, SA

He served in both the 18th Garrison Battalion & the 2/43rd Battalion where he worked as the Battalion Shoemaker

His father Michael Martin GUERIN (SN34) served in the Boer War with the 4th South Australian Imperial Bushmen