Lindsay Harold Charlesworth

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Charlesworth, Private Lindsay Harold no.3268

33rd Battalion, formerly 34th Battalion 8th Reinforcements “Westfield” Floss Street, Hurlstone Park.

Motor mechanic/Clerk.

Born at Sydney, September 6, 1890, son of Charles & Alice Charlesworth.

Educated East Cleveland Street Intermediate H.S.; motor mechanic.

Enlisted 8/3/1917, aged 18. Single.


Next of kin, father, Charles Charlesworth, “Westfield” Floss Street, Hurlstone Park.

Embarked from Sydney July 16,1917 per HMAT A16 Port Melbourne.

War service: France (gassed, Villers Bretonneux, June 2,1918); invalided to 12th Casualty Clearing Station, France; 12th (U.S.A.) St Louis General Hospital, Rouen; Napsbury War Hospital, England; 3rd Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford;

Casualty list SMH 11/7/1918.

Returned to Australia 19/10/1918.

Discharged February 22, 1919.

Married Elizabeth L. Ryall, 1927.

Portrait and biography in The All Australia Memorial 1919.

Australian War Memorial record available at: [accessed 16/09/2016].

Special acknowledgement

The primary source of the information on this page is copied from the prize winning publication Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. This book is the culmination of 12 years (1988-2000) research by a team of volunteers from the Canterbury and District Historical Society led by Dr Lesley Muir. Without this team's effort and dedication and the Society's willingness and support, this information would not be available today.


An uneditable version of the book Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe is in the eBook section of this wiki. In the main section, there is an alphabetical list of the 1,911 individuals recorded in the book - the list is titled Canterbury's Boys List. Every name is linked to an editable version of the individual’s biography copied from the Canterbury’s Boys book. These editable biographical files have been created to provide the space for descendants, historians, researchers, etc to add information, photographs, newspaper articles, memories, etc. they have discovered so it is available for this and future generations.


Canterbury's boys : World War I & Sydney's suburban fringe. Edited by Lesley Muir. Campsie, N.S.W. : Canterbury and District Historical Society, 2002

Monument, Euston Road, Hurlstone Park.