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Edgar Ronald LINDSAY

Regimental number6106
Place of birthBooval, Queensland
SchoolBoys Ipswich Central School and Ipswich Grammar School, Queensland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
AddressBooval, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Lindsay, Herbert Street, Booval, Ipswich, Queensland
Enlistment date18 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A75 Marathon on 27 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 July 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death27.11
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 22), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
108
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Sarah LINDSAY, Herbert Street, Booval, Ipswich, Queensland
Family/military connectionsBrother to Pte Alexander James Lindsay of the 26th Batt who was killed in action at Menin Road.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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