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Arthur Leslie LINDEBERG

Regimental number384
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMany Peaks, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Matilda Lindeberg, Many Peaks PO, Many Peaks, Queensland
Enlistment date9 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 11, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/16/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 1 October 1917

FateReturned to Australia 16 January 1919

Military Medal

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. Capturing a German Machine gun in the attack on POLYGON WOOD on 26th September 1917, he kept it in action for 3 days, causing many casualties among the enemy. During the whole of the action he showed great courage and coolness.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 76
Date: 23 May 1918

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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