Lindsay Ernest BARRETT DCM

Badge Number: S4753, Sub Branch: Murray Bridge
S4753

BARRETT, Lindsay Ernest

Service Numbers: 1842, S1729
Enlisted: 16 October 1915, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: Loveday Internment Group
Born: Binnum Estate, South Australia, 18 July 1897
Home Town: Frances, Naracoorte and Lucindale, 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: NaracoorteHB2*
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World War 1 Service

16 Oct 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1842, Adelaide, South Australia
11 Jan 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1842, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Borda, Adelaide
11 Jan 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 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, SN 1842, 1st Field Artillery Brigade, Warneton
31 Mar 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 1842, 1st Field Artillery Brigade

World War 2 Service

19 Jun 1942: Enlisted Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Private, SN S1729, Forward Area, South Australia
20 Jun 1942: Involvement Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Private, SN S1729, Homeland Defence - Militia and non deployed forces
16 Nov 1945: Discharged Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2, Private, SN S1729, Loveday Internment Group

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Son of George BARRETT and Sarah Caroline nee HAMSTONE

 Recommended for Victoria Cross  - Awarded Distinguished Conduct Medal