Lindsay Alan Alt, 18921965 (aged 73 years)

Name
Lindsay Alan Alt
Given names
Lindsay Alan
Surname
Alt
Birth 1892 24 20
Birth of a brotherJack Alt
1893 (aged 1 year)
Birth of a sisterEdith Margaret Alt
August 7, 1895 (aged 3 years)
Birth of a brotherColin Wardrop Alt
1901 (aged 9 years)
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Name: Colin W Alt Birth Date: 1901 Birth Place: New South Wales Registration Year: 1901 Registration Place: St Leonards, New South Wales, Australia Father: John T Alt Mother: Mary A C Registration Number: 7365

Death of a brotherColin Wardrop Alt
August 5, 1904 (aged 12 years)
Text:

Name: Colin W Alt Death Date: 1904 Death Place: New South Wales Father's name: John T Mother's name: Ary A C Registration Year: 1904 Registration Place: Blayney, New South Wales Registration Number: 8629

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Died 5 Aug 1904 [see burial below]

Birth of a sisterJoyce Mary Alt
January 14, 1905 (aged 13 years)
Military
World War I
March 24, 1916 (aged 24 years)

Note:

Lindsay enlisted on 24 Mar 1916. His attestation papers reveal that he an unmarried bank clerk of 18 Park Road, Marrickville, New South Wales, of Church of England religion. His next of kin was put as his mother Mrs Mary Ann Alt, 18 Park Road, Marrickville, New South Wales. He was aged 23 years and 9 months, 5'4" tall, of dark complexion with brown eyes and hair.

Lindsay's rank on enlistment was Private, 1st Light Horse Regiment, 21st Reinforcement.

At age 24, he embarked with his unit from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Mooltan on 19 August 1916.

On 5 Oct 1918, he was accidentally shot in the left upper arm. An interpreter, Jamil Frejah was showing Lindsay the workings of a German revolver. He unloaded the revolver, and commenced working the trigger. It was not empty of bullets and a cartridge exploded and hit Lindsay accidentally.

Lindsay served in the Middle East. He returned to Australia 13 March 1919.

Death of a motherMary Ann Crawford Smith
December 18, 1929 (aged 37 years)

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[see burial below]

Death of a fatherJohn T. Alt
December 23, 1935 (aged 43 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherMartha Crossley
1937 (aged 45 years)
Text:

Name: Martha Weatherby Death Date: 1937 Death Place: New South Wales Father's name: Jeremiah Mother's name: Sarah Registration Year: 1937 Registration Place: Yass, New South Wales Registration Number: 17391

Death September 3, 1965 (aged 73 years)
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ALT Linday Allen Death notice 03 SEP 1965 Death age 73 late of Gunnedah Sydney Morning Herald 07 SEP 1965

Family with parents
father
18671935
Birth: March 13, 1867 38 24Yass, Southern Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia
Death: December 23, 1935Gordon, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
mother
18721929
Birth: 1872Breadalbane, Southern Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia
Death: December 18, 1929
Marriage
Marriage: 1891Goulburn, Southern Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
himself
18921965
Birth: 1892 24 20Goulburn, Southern Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia
Death: September 3, 1965Gunnedah, North West Slopes and Plains, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
younger brother
18931973
Birth: 1893 25 21Newtown, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: November 18, 1973Sydney City, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
3 years
younger sister
18951970
Birth: August 7, 1895 28 23St Leonards, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: January 18, 1970Gordon, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
7 years
younger brother
19011904
Birth: 1901 33 29St Leonards, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: August 5, 1904Blayney, Central Tablelands, New South Wales, Australia
4 years
younger sister
19051996
Birth: January 14, 1905 37 33Chatswood, Greater Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Death: September 2, 1996Canberra, Southern Tablelands, Australian Capital Territory, Australia
Military

Lindsay enlisted on 24 Mar 1916. His attestation papers reveal that he an unmarried bank clerk of 18 Park Road, Marrickville, New South Wales, of Church of England religion. His next of kin was put as his mother Mrs Mary Ann Alt, 18 Park Road, Marrickville, New South Wales. He was aged 23 years and 9 months, 5'4" tall, of dark complexion with brown eyes and hair.

Lindsay's rank on enlistment was Private, 1st Light Horse Regiment, 21st Reinforcement.

At age 24, he embarked with his unit from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Mooltan on 19 August 1916.

On 5 Oct 1918, he was accidentally shot in the left upper arm. An interpreter, Jamil Frejah was showing Lindsay the workings of a German revolver. He unloaded the revolver, and commenced working the trigger. It was not empty of bullets and a cartridge exploded and hit Lindsay accidentally.

Lindsay served in the Middle East. He returned to Australia 13 March 1919.