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Volunteers of Essendon and Flemington, 1914-1918


Minto C J         Pte    448    Carlyle James            1 Div Train ASC    22    Clerk    Single    C of E       

Address:    Moonee Ponds, Park St, 140 (Electoral Roll)

Next of Kin:    Minto, M J, Mrs, mother, “Belmont”, Kangaroo Flat, Bendigo   

Enlisted:    20 Aug 1914       

Embarked:     A1 Hymettus 22 Oct 1914 (Adelaide) 

Prior Service: 2 years Victoria Rifles, as a Lieutenant (12 months ago)


'Lyle' Minto proceeded to the Gallipoli Peninsula where he was transferred to the 3rd Infantry Brigade Headquarters with the rank of Lance Sergeant.  He served with the Divisional Train Post Office Corps. On 8 Sep 1915 he was admitted to hospital at Anzac, and evacuated from the Peninsula to Lemnos on 19 September 1915 with diarrhoea.  He was returned to Australia for discharge, medically unfit.  RTA 4 Dec 1915, Sergeant, 3rd Inf Brigade HQ


War Service Commemorated

Essendon Fish Protection Society

Patriotic Concert 1914 (W)

St Pauls Anglican Church, Ascot Vale

Essendon Gazette Roll of Honour With the Colours

“Send off to the Essendon Boys” (W) 

Langkoop Memorial (C)

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