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Army Number: NX54837Image not available
First Names: Lindsey Burns
Known as: Dicey
Rank: L/Cpl.
Next of Kin: Mr. Harry Lindsey BLACKWOOD
Date of Birth: 8/1/1919
Place of Birth: Springwood, NSW
Date of Enlistment: 9/7/1940
Locality on Enlistment: Katoomba, NSW
Place of Enlistment: Paddington, NSW
Date taken on strength: 22/11/1940
Taken on strength at: Tamworth, NSW
Taken on strength from: 18th Infantry Training Battalion, Wallgrove, NSW
Company: A
Platoon: 8
Ship to Singapore: Johan Van Oldenbarnevelt (HMT FF)
Embarkation Date: 29/7/1941
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Return to Australia by: Died Overseas
Return Date: 0/0/0000
Date of Discharge: 0/0/0000
Date of Death: 15/1/1942
Cemetery: Singapore Memorial
Plot/Row/Grave: Column 131
Memorial: Katoomba, NSW
Information: Admitted 2 BCD (Mumps) on 5/9/1941; discharged from 2 BCD to GBD, Malaya on 19/9/1941; rejoined 2/30 Bn on 3/10/1941; Killed in action near R.A.P. at creek near Gemas, KiA Gemas on 15/1/1942, reported by 2/15 Field Regiment; buried but body never recovered, search abondoned, commemorated on Singapore Memorial
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