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Charles Francis LINDSELL

Regimental number19269
Date of birth24 July 1873
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
SchoolParramatta Public School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationArt gallery attendant
AddressPaddington, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Next of kinWife, Mrs E E Lindsell, 39 Cascade Street, Paddington, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the South African (Boer) War, 1899-1901; and in the Australian Field Artillery (7 years, 44 days).
Enlistment date24 May 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameJuly 1917 Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/99/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 31 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Australian General Hospital
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1919
Discharge date5 October 1919
Other details

War service: embarked from Sydney, 31 October 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 26 December 1917.

Proceeded overseas to France, 2 April 1918. Taken on strength, 2nd Australian General Hospital, Wimereux, 4 August 1918. On furlough to Paris, to report to 3rd Australian General Hospital, 21 March 1919; taken on strength, 3rd Australian General Hospital, 30 March 1919. On furlough to United Kingdom, 18 April-5 May 1919.

Marched out to England for return to Australia, 28 May 1919; commenced return to Australia on board HMAT 'Ulysses', 23 July 1919; disembarked Sydney, 5 September 1919; discharged, 5 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1956
Age at death83
Place of burialCremated: North Shore Crematorium, Sydney, New South Wales

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