29/02/1916- To No. 2 Area Blackboy Hill as Private
22/03/1916- To 28th Battalion 11th Reinforcements Bunbury WA
10/05/1916- Proceeded to join British Expeditionary Forces Alexandria Egypt
18/05/1916- Disembarked Marseilles France
9/06/1916- Admitted 26th General Hospital Havre France then transferred 18th General Hospital Camiers France
12/07/1916- Discharged to 2nd Australian Division Base Depot Etaples France
28/07/1916- Joined 28th Battalion in the field France
29/07/1916- Reported Missing in Action France
29/07/1916- Declared as Prisoner of War – Captured Pozieres France & Held at Gefangenenlager, Wahn, Germany
9/12/1918- Repatriated Prisoner of War arrived England
11/01/1919- To No. 2 Base Depot Weymouth England
4/02/1919- Admitted 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital Bulford England
19/02/1919- Discharged to Convalescent Training Depot Parkhouse England ex Hospital
28/02/1919- To No. 2 Command Depot Weymouth England for Return to Australia
5/03/1919- Embarked England for Australia per ” Nevasa ”
20/04/1919- Disembarked Fremantle WA
5/06/1919- Discharged from Service ( Termination of Period of Enlistment )

Service Medals Awarded

British War Medal – No. 9693

Victory Medal – No. 9616

Memorial Inscription

Yarloop War Memorial WA.

 

PRISONER OF WAR – RED  CROSS  FILE  SUMMARY

( 1 )-  Memo from Red Cross London dated 11/09/1916-  ” Missing – Prisoner of War. Captured at Pozieres 29/07/1916-  certified by German List dated 9/8/1916 “.

( 2 )- Memo from Red Cross London  dated 2/11/1916 – ” Prisoner of War T.F.CRORKAN 28th Battalion Interned Krgegef  Wahn ” – Certified by Card from man dated 7/10/1916 “.

( 3 ) – Memo from Red Cross London dated 16/12/1918  – ” Repatriated Prisoner of War. Arrived Hull  9/12/1918.  Arrived London 11/12/1918 “. – Certified by List from A.I.F. Headquarters dated 12/12/1918.

( 4  )-  Memo from Red Cross London dated 8/10/1919 – ”  Repatriated Prisoner of War- Pay Book found in German War Office, Berlin, Sept. 1919 and forwarded by Capt. Mills , sent A.I.F. Headquarters 23/09/1919 “.