Leslie Isaac LINWOOD MM CDG

Birthplace
Toowoomba
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Plumber
Enlisted
23-June-1915
Place
Brisbane
Age
18
Status
Single
Service No
2702
Rank
Private
Unit
9th Battalion, 8th Reinforcements
Embarked
16-August-1915
Place
Brisbane
Active Service
Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Highest rank
Lance Corporal
Honours and Awards
Medal Military, Croix de Guerre
Fate
Returned to Australia
March 1919
Notes

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)

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