Bunbury – Wellington District Western Australia
23/03/1916- To 55 Depot as Private
12/04/1916- To 16th Battalion 19th Reinforcements
12/08/1916- Admitted Ships Hospital at Sea ( Sickness )
15/10/1916- Admitted 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital Bulford England ( Sickness )
20/11/1916- Admitted Military Hospital Parkhouse England
28/11/1916- Discharged to 4th Training Battalion Codford England ex Hospital
12/12/1916- Proceeded Overseas 4th Australian Division Base Depot France ex Folkestone ex Parkhouse
19/12/1916- Joined 16th battalion in the field France
11/04/1917- Reported MISSING IN ACTION France
11/04/1917- Wounded & Captured Reincourt France & taken PRISONER OF WAR– Interred Soltan Prov. Hannover & Munster ( Lager )
26/04/1918- Repatriated POW ex Holland & Admitted King George Military Hospital Stamford Street London England ( Severe Gunshot Wound Left Arm )
9/05/1918- To 3rd Australian Aux Hospital Dartford England ( Appendicitis & I.C.T Hand )
14/05/1918- Granted Leave England
21/05/1918- To AIF Headquarters London ex Leave
4/06/1918- To No. 2 Command Depot Weymouth England
7/06/1918- Medical Board Report Wareham England ( Permanently Medically Unfit for Active Service )
23/09/1918- Embarked England for Australia per ” Runic ” ( Gunsot Wound Left Elbow )
17/11/1918- Disembarked Australia & Admitted No. 8 Australian General Hospital Fremantle-
14/05/1919- Discharged from No. 8 Australian General Hospital Fremantle
6/06/1919- Discharged from Service ( Meducally Unfit )
PRISONER OF WAR – RED CROSS FILES SUMMARY
30/06/1917- London- From Postcard Dated 20/05/1917 sent to Mr Woodburn Chief Commissioner 66 Victoria Street- ” Missing 11/04/1917- Prisoner of War- Interred at Soltau Z. 3605. In the Hospital recovering from Wounds “
18/10/1917- London- From German List dated 24/09/1917- ” Prisoner of War- Pay Book transmitted by a Recording officer 21/08/1917. The owner of same could not be traced but the matter is presumably concerned in most cases to do with the dead “.
30/10/1917- London- Post Card from Prisoner dated 29/09/1917- ” Prisoner of War- Transferred Hameln, Lager “.
6/12/1917- London- Post Card from Prisoner dated 22/10/1917- ” Prisoner of War- Interred Hameln, Lager- ” I was badly wounded in the left arm on April 11th of this year , but am pleased to state that the wound is now doing good “.
27/04/1918- London- Telephone Message from Mrs Chirnside dated 26/04/1918- ” Repatriated Prisoner of War- Arrived King George Hospital 26/04/1918 “.