Bunbury – Wellington District Western Australia
25/09/1914- To 16th Battalion ” B ” Company as Private
2/05/1915- Wounded in Action Gallipoli ( Gunshot Wound Neck & Arm )
4/05/1915- Evacuated/Admitted No. 2 General Hospital Cairo Egypt
31/05/1915- Transferred Overseas Base Details Zeitoun Egypt ex Wounded
17/06/1915- Rejoined Unit in the field Gallipoli ex Egypt
31/12/1915- Disembarked Alexandria Egypt ex Mudros Lemnos
3/03/1916- Transferred 48th Battalion in the field Tel-el-Kebir Egypt
29/04/1916- Promoted CORPORAL in the field France
11/06/1916- Admitted No. 2 Stationary Hospital Abbeville France ( Influenza )
25/06/1916- Rejoined Unit in the field France ex Sickness
6/08/1916- Wounded in Action France ( Gunshot Wound left Eye )
8/08/1916- Admitted 13th Stationary Hospital Boulogne France
7/09/1916- Rejoined Unit in the field France ex Base Depot ex Injury
23/10/1916- Admitted 12th Australian Field Ambulance France ( Pyrexia ) then to 4th Division Rest Station
7/11/1916- Rejoined Battalion in the field France ex Sickness
11/04/1917- Reported Wounded ( Gunshot Wound Right Fore Finger ) & MISSING IN ACTION France
11/04/1917- Reported Taken as PRISONER OF WAR Bullecourt France
3/05/1917- German Statement- Interred Dulmen Camp
17/12/1918- Repatriated PRISONER OF WAR- Arrived Ripon England
21/01/1919- Admitted 3rd Australian Aux Hospital Dartford England ( Right Fore Finger Amputated ) ex AIF Headquarters London ex Leave
7/03/1919- To No. 2 Command Depot Weymouth England for Return to Australia
23/03/1919- Embarked Liverpool for Australia per ” Dongola ”
13/04/1919- Admitted Ships Hospital at Sea ( Pediculosis )- Discharged 23/04/1919
15/05/1919- Disembarked Australia
15/07/1919- Discharged from Service ( Medically Unfit )
PRISONER OF WAR- RED CROSS FILES SUMMARY
28/05/1917- London- Certified by Postcard from Soldier Dated 27/04/1917- ” Prisoner of War- Interred at Dulmen. Wounded, doing well “.
7/06/1917- London- Certified by Information from German List dated 23/05/1917- ” Prisoner of War- Transferred Minden “.
2/10/1917- London- Postcard from Soldier dated 28/08/1917- ” Prisoner of War- Transferred Soltan Baracks Nr 51A “.
26/12/1918- London- Certified by List from AIF Headquarters dated 20/12/1918- ” Repatriated Prisoner of War- Arrived Hull 17/12/1918. Arrived London 19/12/1918 “.
9/10/1919- London- ” Prisoner of War- Pay book found in German War Office, Berlin, September 1919 and forwarded by Captain Mills , sent AIF Headquarters 23/09/1919 “.