Gordon Colvin Lindsay CLARK MC

CLARK, Gordon Colvin Lindsay

Service Number: 6225
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 12th Infantry Battalion
Born: Melbourne, Vic., 1896
Home Town: Derby, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Student
Memorials: Derby WW1 Roll of Honour, University of Tasmania
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World War 1 Service

24 Aug 1916: Involvement Private, SN 6225, 12th Infantry Battalion
24 Aug 1916: Embarked Private, SN 6225, 12th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Botanist, Melbourne
3 Jun 1919: Honoured Military Cross, Military Cross 'Near Rosiers, on the night of 22nd-23rd August, 1918, he showed great skill and courage in pushing up R.E. material through heavy artillery and machine gun fire, and it was mainly through his untiring efforts that the work of consolidation was able to be commenced immediately the attacking troops reached their objective.' Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 67 Date: 3 June 1919

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