Bunbury – Wellington District Western Australia
14/10/1916- Completed Medical Examination Tambellup WA
31/10/1916- To No. 91 Depot Company as Private
15/11/1916- To 44th Battalion 7th Reinforcements
12/12/1916- To 48th Battalion 8th Reinforcements Blackboy Hill WA
6/03/1917- To 12th Training Battalion Codford Camp Details Sutton Mandeville England ex Australia
9/03/1917- Admitted Group Clearing Hospital Codford England ( Sick ) then rejoined Codford Camp
5/04/1917- Admitted Group Clearing Hospital Codford England ( Sick )
7/04/1917- Transferred/Admitted 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital Bulford England
21/04/1917- Admitted Parkhouse Hospital England ( Sick )
25/04/1917- To Convalescent Training Company No. 1 Camp Parkhouse England
25/09/1917- Proceeded Overseas 4th Australian Division Base Depot Havre France ex Southampton ex Codford
6/10/1917- Joined 48th Battalion in the field France
12/10/1917- Reported MISSING IN ACTION France then reported Wounded & Taken PRISONER OF WAR
30/12/1918- Repatriated PRISONER OF WAR arrived Dover England
2/01/1919- Granted Leave England
30/01/1919- To No. 1 Command Depot Sutton Veny England ex Leave
1/03/1919- To AIF Depots in UK Tidworth England ex Sutton Veny
15/03/1919- Admitted Delhi Military Hospital Tidworth England ( Influenza )
29/04/1919- Discharged to No. 2 Group Sutton Veny ex Sickness
3/09/1919- Embarked England for Australia per ” Barambah ”
17/10/1919- Disembarked Fremantle
25/11/1919- Discharged from Service
PRISONER OF WAR – RED CROSS FILES SUMMARY
30/11/1917– From London- DERRELL, Herbert Cyril, 3144- Missing 12/10/1917- ” Prisoner of War Machine Gun Wound Right leg- Transferred from Res Laz Wurzburg Schillerschule. Location not stated “.
Certified by German Lazarette List dated 13/11/1917.
8/12/1917– Refer Statement by Pte. NEWTON, 3187 at No. 47 General Hospital Le Treport France which refers to DERRELL, 3144 and BRAY, 3254. – ” Both were very little fellows and were in ” B ” Company. On October 12th beyond ZONNEBEKE many of us got too far and had to come back. We were in isolated parties and some of the parties got cut off. I feel pretty certain that both DERRELL and BRAY are prisoners, for the party they were with got cut off, but CPL. KASBERG, who was with them , managed to get back and he believed them to be prisoners, since they were alright when he got away “.
17/05/1918– From London- ” Prisoner of War- Interned Hammelburg- In the best of health and my wounds are better “.
Certified by extract from Postcard received from Man dated 17/03/1918.
8/08/1918– From London- ” Prisoner of War- Interned Hammelburg- Acknowledged food parcels regularly. Latest dated 7/06/1918 “.
8/01/1919– From London- ” Repatriated Prisoner of War- Arrived Dover 30/12/1918 “.
Certified by List from A.I.F. Headquarters Dated 31/12/1918.
Local I.D. – Bunbury Herald