2/07/1916- Completed Medical Examination Perth WA
24/07/1916- To No. 79 Depot Company as Private
1/08/1916- To 44th Battalion 6th Reinforcements
4/09/1916- To 44th Battalion 5th Reinforcements Blackboy Hill WA
10/01/1917- To 11th Training Battalion Durrington England ex Australia
19/04/1917- Proceeded Overseas 3rd Australian Division Base Depot Etaples France ex Folkestone ex Durrington England
23/04/1917- Joined 44th Battalion in the field France ex Base Depot
10/06/1917- Wounded in Action France ( Gunshot Wound Left Leg )
11/06/1917- Admitted 6th General Hospital Rouen France ex 9th Australian Field Ambulance ex 2nd Australian Casualty Clearing Station then to Ambulance Train
3/07/1917- To No. 11 Convalescent Depot Buchy France
3/10/1917- Discharged to 3rd Australian Division Base Depot Rouelles France
18/10/1917- To No. 2 Command Depot Weymouth EnglandĀ  ex Base Depot Rouelles France
26/10/1917- Medical Board Report England- Permanently Medically Unfit for General Service ( Suffers from Epilepsy- Caused by Fall from Trapeze 20 years previously, also suffers violent headaches & had slight varicole )
21/12/1917- Embarked Devonport for Australia per ” Persic ”
5/02/1918- Disembarked Fremantle & Admitted No. 8 Australian General Hospital Fremantle for Final Medical Examination
22/02/1918- Discharged from Service ( Medically Unfit )
11/04/1954- Date of Death

Burial- Bunbury General Cemetery, Congregational Section A, Grave No. 63, Interred with Wife- Ethel Jane Platts and son Keith Albert Platts, aged 9 Months.

 

 

Local I.D. – Bunbury Herald.