7/09/1914- To 11 Battalion ” H’ Company as Private
2/03/1915- Embarked Alexandria with Mediterranean Expeditionary Forces for Gallipoli Peninsula
15/08/1915- Promoted CORPORAL in the field Gallipoli
22/09/1915- Admitted 2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance Gallipoli ( Diarrhoea )
28/09/1915- Discharged to Duty 11th Battalion Gallipoli ex Sickness
7/01/1916- Disembarked Alexandria Egypt ex Lemnos ex Gallipoli
1/03/1916- Transferred 51st Battalion Tel-el-Kebir Egypt
6/03/1916- Promoted SERGEANT in the field Tel-el-Kebir Egypt
12/05/1916- Transferred 13th Training Battalion Serapeum Egypt
16/06/1916- Disembarked Plymouth England ex Alexandria Egypt
17/07/1916- Proceeded Overseas 4th Australian Division Base Depot Etaples France ex England
31/08/1916- Transferred 13th Machine Gun Company Etaples France ex Base Depot ex CM School for Training
29/09/1916- Admitted 4th Australian Field Ambulance France ( Scabies ) then to Casualty Clearing Station
20/10/1916- Rejoined Unit in the field France ex Hospital
28/12/1916- Detached to Machine Gun Training Depot Grantham England ex France
17/01/1917- To No. 1 Command Depot Perham Downs England ex Grantham
13/02/1917- Transferred 4th Machine Gun Company England
29/05/1917- To Physical & Bayonet Training Course Tidworth England ex Perham Downs
10/06/1917- Rejoined 4th Machine Gun Company Perham Downs ex Course Tidworth
7/09/1917- Proceeded Overseas France ex Southampton ex Parkhouse
16/11/1917- Awarded  MILITARY  MEDAL
24/11/1917- To No. 5 Officers Cadet Battalion Cambridge England- Qualified for Commission
1/06/1918- Appointed  SECOND LIEUTENANT with Machine Gun Company Reinforcements England
18/07/1918- To 4th Machine Gun Company ex Cadet Battalion
24/08/1918- Wounded in Actiuon France ( Gassed )
28/08/1918- Admitted 1st General Hospital Havre France ex 13th Australian Field Ambulance ex 61st Casualty Clearing Station
1/09/1918- Promoted LIEUTENANT with 4th Machine Gun Company in the field France
1/09/1918- Evacuated/Admitted 3rd London General Hospital Wandsworth England ( Gas Poisoning )
26/09/1918- Admitted Convalescent Depot England
25/10/1918- To Overseas Training Brigade Longbridge Deverill England
14/12/1918- Embarked England for Australia per ” Burmah ”
22/01/1919- Disembarked Fremantle
23/03/1919- Discharged from Service

MILITARY  MEDAL

Date of Recommendation :  30 October 1917

” While in charge of a pack transport ration party proceeding to ZONNEBEKE on 20th October 1917 this NCO showed great courage.  Near ZONNEBEKE three men and one horse of his party were wounded.  Despite the continued heavy shelling he successfully delivered his rations to Company Headquarters himself personally carrying the rations from the wounded horse and leading another horse whose leader had been wounded “.

 

Date of Commonwealth of Australia Gazette : 27 June 1918

 

Location in Commonwealth of Australia Gazette : Page  1392,  Position  59

 

Date of London Gazette :  4 February  1918

 

Location in London Gazette :  Page  1617,  Position  43.

 

 

Henry Ernest BRADBURY had also served in the Boer War- 7th West Aust Contingent ( Service No.1122 ).