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862966
  • Title
    James Charles Lindsell papers, 1914-1939
  • Creator
  • Level of description
    Collection
  • Date

    1914-1939
  • Type of material
  • Reference code
    862966
  • Issue Copy
    Microfilm : CY 4959, frames 1-862
  • Physical Description
    0.20 metres of textual material (1 box) - manuscript
  • ADMINISTRATIVE/ BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY

    James Lindsell, a storeman packer of Auburn, New South Wales was born in San Francisco, U.S.A. He enlisted at the age of 20, Dec. 1914 and embarked from Sydney on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon, 11 Feb. 1915, serving in the 3rd Reinforcements, 13th Battalion alongside his father, also James Charles Lindsell, who returned to Australia 11 Apr. 1916. His brother Richard Paul Lindsell enlisted May 1918 and returned 23 July 1919.
    James Lindsell served in Gallipoli, Egypt, France and Belgium with the 14th Machine Gun Company, as a soldier and an instructor. He was wounded three times, at Gallipoli 21 Aug. 1915, near Bullecourt, France, 15 May 1917, and at Polygon Wood, Belgium, 26 Sept. 1917. He returned to Australia 13 June 1918
  • Scope and Content
    ITEM 01
    James Lindsell diary, 10 February-31 December 1915

    ITEM 02
    James Lindsell diary, 1 January-28 December 1916

    ITEM 03
    James Lindsell diary, 21 April 1917-15 June 1918

    ITEM 04
    James Lindsell diary, 27 January-23 February 1918

    ITEM 05
    James Lindsell miscellaneous notes, ca. 1917-1918

    ITEM 06
    James Lindsell papers, 1916-1917; 1939

    ITEM 07
    James Lindsell photographs and postcards, ca. 1914-1918

    ITEM 08
    James Lindsell war medallions, ca. 1915-1918
  • Source
    Presented by Greta Gray, 2009
  • General note

    State Library of New South Wales collection of World War I diaries
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