– Previous Service – Capel Rifle Club
24/02/1916- Completed Medical Examination Adelaide SA
– 28/02/1916- To ” C ” Company 2nd Depot Battalion as Private
– 9/03/1916- Transferred 43rd Battalion
– 20/07/1916 – Disembarked Marseilles France ex Australia
– 22/10/1916- Appointed Lance Corporal England
– 25/11/1916- Proceeded overseas France ex Southampton England
– 17/03/1917- Detached to 3rd Division School in the field France
– 25/03/1917- Rejoined  43rd  Battalion in the field France ex School
– 18/06/1917- Promoted Temporary Corporal in the field France
– 4/07/1917- Wounded in Action France ( Gunshot Wound Left Wrist )
– 5/07/1917- Admitted No. 2 General Hospital Outreau France ex 9th Field Ambulance ex 11th Casualty Clearing Station ex Ambulance Train
– 7/07/1917- Evacuated/Admitted Norfolk War Hospital Norwich England ex Boulogne France
– 24/08/1917- Transferred 3rd Aux Hospital Dartford England
– 29/08/1917- To No. 2 Command Depot Weymouth England
– 31/10/1917- Embarked England for Australia per ” Berrima ”
– 27/12/1917- Disembarked Fremantle WA
– 14/01/1918- Discharged from Service ( Medically Unfit ).

SERVICE MEDALS AWARDED

British War Medal – No. 13283

Victory Medal – No. 13105

MENTIONED IN DESPATCHES

Commonwealth of Australia Gazette – 18 April 1918, Page No. 844,  Position No. 59

London Gazette – 28 December 1917, Page 13567, Position 32.

” Distinguished and Gallant Service & Devotion to Duty “.

 

AUTHOR NOTE

Sincere thanks to Jen THOMSON for identifying this soldier in her important Research Document ” Capel Connections “, February, 2018.