14/08/1914- Completed Medical Examination Fremantle WA
6/10/1914- To 11th Battalion 3rd Infantry Brigade Blackboy Hill WA as Private
27/11/1914- To Overseas Training Base Egypt ex Australia
04/1915- Embarked Alexandria Egypt with Mediterranean Expeditionary Forces bound for Gallipoli Peninsula
25/04/1915- Wounded in Action Gallipoli ( Gunshot Wounds Chest, Shoulder & Chin )
30/04/1915- Evacuated/Admitted 15th General Hospital Alexandria Egypt ex Hospital Ship ex Gallipoli
11/05/1915- Discharged from Hospital to Convalescent Camp Mustapha Egypt
31/05/1915- Discharged to Duty Egypt
24/06/1915- Admitted 17th General Hospital Alexandria Egypt ( Problems shoulder wound )
30/06/1915- Discharged from Hospital to Overaseas Base Mustapha Egypt
5/09/1915- Embarked Alexandria Egypt bound for Gallipoli Peninsula
11/09/1915- Joined 11th Battalion Mudros, Lemnos
20/12/1915- Admitted 3rd Australian General Hospital Mudros ( Sick )
28/01/1916- Disembarked Alexandria Egypt ex Mudros then to Overseas Base Ghezireh Egypt
5/03/1916- Admitted Hospital Heliopolis Egypt ( Mumps )
15/03/1916- Discharged from Hospital to Overseas Base Camp Ghezireh Egypt
24/03/1916- Rejoined 11th Battalion Serapeum Egypt
29/03/1916- Embarked Alexandria Egypt with British Expeditionary Forces bound for Marseilles France ( Disembarked 5/04/1916 )
11/02/1917- Transferred to 3rd Machine Gun Company in the field France & Mustered as Driver
18/03/1917- Admitted Hospital France  ( Sprained Right Ankle ) ex 3rd Field Ambulance ex Division Receiving Station
14/04/1917- Rejoined Unit in the field France ex Injury
17/07/1917- Granted Leave England
29/07/1917- Rejoined Unit in the field France ex Leave
1/04/1918- New Designation – 1st Machine Gun Battalion
31/08/1918- Granted Leave England
20/09/1918- Rejoined Unit in the field France ex Leave
12/10/1918- Embarked Havre France for Southampton England for Return to Australia
23/10/1918- Embarked England for Australia per ” Port Lyttleton ” ( Special Leave 1914 )
12/12/1918- Disembarked Fremantle
17/02/1919- Discharged from Service

 

Service Medals Awarded

1914/1915 Star – No. 560

British War Medal – No. 473

Victory Medal – No. 472

 

***Special 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 Hoffman’s Mill Yarloop, prior to enlistment for service in the Great War 1914-1918.*****