30/11/1915- Completed Medical Examination Kalgoorlie WA
7/12/1915- To No. 38 Depot Company Blackboy Hill WA as Private
1/02/1916- To 16th Battalion 15th Reinforcements Blackboy Hill
18/05/1916- To Training Battalion England ex Australia
23/08/1916- Proceeded Overseas 4th Australian Division Base Depot Etaples France ex England
25/08/1916- Joined 16th Battalion in the field France ex Base Depot
5/09/1916- Mustered as a Driver with 16th Battalion France
11/09/1916- Admitted 4th Australian Field Ambulance France ( Sick )
3/10/1916- Transferred/Admitted 2nd Australian General Hospital Boulogne France ( Influenza ) ex 4th Division Receiving Station ex 3rd Casualty Clearing Station
4/10/1916- Evacuated/Admitted 1st Western General Hospital Liverpool England ( Chronic Bronchitis ) Ex Boulogne France
30/01/1917- Discharged from Hospital & Granted Leave England
15/02/1917- To No. 1 Command Depot Perham Downs England ex Leave
24/02/1917- To No. 2 Command Depot Weymouth England ex Perham Downs
4/05/1917- Embarked Devonport England for Australia per ” Themistocles ” ( Senility )
25/06/1917- Disembarked Fremantle WA
16/07/1917- Discharged from Service ( Medically Unfit )


Service Medals Awarded

British War Medal – No. 9451

Victory Medal – No. 9387


Memorial Inscription

Yarloop War Memorial WA


***** Sincere thanks to Anne HAYLOCK for her discovery of a Trove document re. the Western Mail 31 August 1933 which places the Burrows Family at Millar’s Company, Hoffmans Mill, Yarloop prior to enlistment for service in the Great War 1914-1918.*****