Herbert Arthur LINDSAY

Herbert Arthur Lindsay Photo:
State Library of Queensland
Birthplace
Toowoomba
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Painter
Enlisted
09-August-1915
Place
Toowoomba
Age
23
Status
Single
Service No
3789
Rank
Private
Unit
15th Battalion, 12th Reinforcements
Embarked
Sydney
Place
30-November-1915
Active Service
Egypt, Western Front
Highest rank
Corporal
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
How Died
Killed in action
Date
04-July-1918
Place
Villers-Bretonneux, France
Cemetery or Memorial
Australian National Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, France
Notes

Also named on Toowoomba Mothers’ Memorial.

 

Herbert Lindsay landed in France in June 1916. Two months later he was wounded in action and taken to Warrington’s Lord Derby War Hospital. He re-joined his unit in France in April 1917. He was wounded again in September and sent to Trouville Hospital, returning to his unit in January 1918. He was killed in action on 4 July 1918 at Villers-Bretonneux. His body was never found.