Ernest George LINDSAY

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LINDSAY, Ernest George

Service Number: 13764
Enlisted: 15 January 1923
Last Rank: Chief Petty Officer
Last Unit: HMAS Yarra (II)
Born: Cowes, England, 11 August 1900
Home Town: Lane Cove, Lane Cove, New South Wales
Schooling: England
Occupation: Sailor, R.A.N. (trade: Fitter & Turner)
Died: Died at sea aboard HMAS Yarra raft, Indian Ocean, 9 March 1942, aged 41 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Panel 73, Column 3., Plymouth Naval Memorial, Plymouth, Devon, England, United Kingdom
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Crib Point Ordnance Staff Memorial St Mark Protestant Chapel, Lane Cove Lodge WW2 Honour Roll

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World War 2 Service

15 Jan 1923: Enlisted Royal Australian Navy, Chief Petty Officer, SN 13764

Non Warlike Service

15 Jan 1923: Enlisted Royal Australian Navy, Petty Officer, SN 13764, Ordnance Artificer 4th Class
15 Jan 1926: Promoted Royal Australian Navy, Chief Petty Officer, HMAS Sydney (I) - WW1, Ordnance Artificer 3rd Class
15 Jan 1930: Promoted Royal Australian Navy, Chief Petty Officer, HMAS Cerberus (Shore), Ordnance Artificer 2nd Class
15 Jan 1935: Promoted Royal Australian Navy, Chief Petty Officer, HMAS Canberra (I), Ordnance Artificer 1st Class

World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement SN 13764
24 Mar 1940: Transferred Royal Australian Navy, Chief Petty Officer, HMAS Yarra (II)
4 Mar 1942: Involvement Royal Australian Navy, Chief Petty Officer, SN 13764, HMAS Yarra (II)
9 Mar 1942: Involvement Royal Australian Navy, Chief Petty Officer, SN 13764

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