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Robert James LINDSAY

Regimental number3315
Place of birthNathalia, Victoria
SchoolMalvern Spring Rd State School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationGrocer
AddressBalwyn Road, Balwyn, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, William Lindsay, Balwyn Road, Balwyn, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date11 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name6th Field Company Engineers
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/25/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 24 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 5 July 1916
Date of death12 August 1916
Age at death20.7
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialBox Hill Cemetery (Presbyterian Section, Grave No. 492), Victoria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
24
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary LINDSAY. Native of Nathalia, Victoria. Plaque in Garden of Remembrance, Victoria.
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3153 Pte William John LINDSAY, 7th Bn, killed in action, 4 October 1917.

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