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Lindsay Ivan HAWTHORNE

Regimental number1076
Date of birth27 August 1894
Place of birthGrafton, New South Wales
SchoolGrafton and Murwillumbah Public Schools, New South Wales
OccupationSchool teacher
AddressCorndale, Lismore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMrs Henrietta Elizabeth Perrett, Corndale, Lismore, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class II)
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 28 June 1919
Discharge date15 October 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3332 Pte William Francis HAWTHORNE, 15th Bn, returned to Australia, 17 March 1917.
Other details

War service: Middle East

Awarded 3 days' Field Punishment No. 2 and forfeiture of 3 days' pay for neglecting to obey a Camp Order, 12 May 1916.

Admitted to 31st General Hospital, Pt Said, 10 September 1916; transferred to No. 14 Australian General Hospital, Cairo, 14 September 1916. Discharged from Convalescent Depot, Abbassia, to Moascar, 28 January 1917. Taken on strength, 2nd Light Horse Training Regiment, 29 January 1917. Detached to School of Instruction, Moascar, 15 April 1917; rejoined unit, 25 April 1917, after completing Hotchkiss Gun Course and qualifying as Gunner.

Transferred to 5th Light Horse Regiment, 1 July 1917. Treated at 35th Casualty Clearing Station, 3 November 1917 (diarrhoea); transferred to 14th Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, 7 November 1917. Discharged to Abbassia Convalescent Depot, 12 December 1917 (debility after dysentery), Rejoined unit, 21 July 1918. Appointed Temporary Squadron Quartermaster Sergeant, 8 November 1918; promoted to substantive position, 31 March 1919.

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Madras'from Kantara, 28 June 1919; disembarked Sydney, 3 August 1919; discharged, 15 October 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1 August 1961
Place of burialCremated: Mt Gravatt Crematorium, Brisbane, Queensland

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