Brother of 5364 Private Edward James Linwood.
Military Medal citation: "This N.C.O. was engaged with his section on maintenance and repair of forward roads near Le Vergieur during offensive operations on September 19th, 20th and 21st 1918. On several occasions his party was subjected to most trying hostile shell fire. Lance Corporal Linwood by his personal example of coolness and courage consistently held his men together on each occasion and, displaying much energy and determination, did excellent work under most trying conditions." (Awarded 28 August 1919)