Lindsay Gordon STOTT

STOTT, Lindsay Gordon

Service Number: SX8721
Enlisted: 12 July 1940, Adelaide, SA
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 42nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Tungkillo, SA, 9 March 1918
Home Town: Birdwood (formerly Blumberg), Adelaide Hills, South Australia
Schooling: Birdwood Primary School
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in Action, Egypt, 23 October 1942, aged 24 years
Cemetery: El Alamein War Cemetery
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Memorials: Adelaide WW2 Wall of Remembrance, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Birdwood Pictorial Honour Roll WWII, Birdwood WW1 & WW2 Soldier's Memorial, Gumeracha Our Fallen Heroes WW2 Honour Board
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World War 2 Service

12 Jul 1940: Involvement Private, SX8721
12 Jul 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SX8721, 42nd Infantry Battalion, Adelaide, SA
12 Jul 1940: Enlisted Australian Military Forces (Army WW2), Private, SX8721
Date unknown: Involvement

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Albert Ernest and Olive Jane Millicent Stott, of Birdwood, South Australia.


Mr and Mrs. A. E. Stott, of Birdwood, have been informed that their eldest son, Pte. Lindsay Gordon Stott, 24, was killed in action in Egypt on October 23. He enlisted in July, 1940,  and, with his brother Ross, who is still in Egypt, left for overseas on April 8. 1941. He served in Tobruk and Syria. He was born at Tungkillo and educated at Birdwood, for which town he played cricket.