PREVIOUS SERVICE- 13th Field Company Engineers – 2 years
28/04/1916- Application to Enlist & Medical Examination Perth WA
08/06/1916- To No. 72 Depot as Private
20/06/1916- To 5th Reinforcements 44th Battalion
04/09/1916- To 6th Reinforcements 5th Pioneer Battalion
23/09/1916- To Signals School
08/12/1916- To 8th Reinforcements 4thDivision Signals Company Blackboy Hill WA as Sapper
29/12/1916- Embarked Fremantle WA aboard ” Persic ” bound forĀ  England
03/03/1917- Disembarked Devonport England
04/03/1917- To Australian Details No.6 & No. 7 Camps Perham Downs England
18/05/1917- Proceeded Overseas Royal Engineers Depot Abbeville France ex Folkestone England
13/06/1917- Transferred to 3rd Division Signals Company in the field France
21/10/1917- Admitted 10th Stationary Hospital St. Omer France ( Trench Fever )
06/11/1917- Evacuated/Admitted Edmonton Military Hospital Orpington England
24/11/1917- Transferred to 3rd Australian Aux Hospital Dartford England
28/11/1917- Granted Leave England
12/12/1917- To No. 1 Command Depot Sutton Veny England ex Leave
28/12/1917- To Overseas Training Brigade Longbridge Deverill England ex Perham Downs
11/01/1918- To Engineers Training Depot Clifton England
30/01/1918- Attached to AIF Depots in UK Tidworth England
05/06/1918- Detached to A.E.T.D Grantham England with 3rd Division Signals Company ex Tidworth
09/07/1918- Proceeded Overseas Australian General Base Depot Havre France ex Clifton
10/07/1918- Rejoined 3rd Division Signals Company in the field France
18/12/1918- Detached to Loco Workshops St. Etienne France
09/02/1919- Rejoined Unit ex Detachment
11/ 03/1919- Granted Leave England
12/03/1919- Admitted 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital Bulford England ( Whilst on Leave )
15/05/1919- To Convalescent Training Depot Parkhouse England
11/07/1919- To No. 2 Group Sutton Veny England
31/07/1919- Married to Emily HOLT at Parish Church of Walcot, Bath, Somerset England
22/08/1919- To AIF Headquarters London and proceeded on Indefinite Leave
01/11/1919- Embarked England aboard ” Orvieto ” for Return to Australia
05/12/1919- Disembarked Fremantle WA
22/01/1920- Discharged from Service ( Medically Unfit ).


British War Medal – No. 16761

Victory Medal – No. 16287

Sapper Victor Rudolph Busselton ANDERSON was one of a powerful commitment of 5 Brothers who enlisted for Service in the First World War.
His siblings are also honoured on this website:-

Alfred Ernest- 6222- 16th Battalion,

Dudley Maurice- 380- 11th Battalion, ( Died of Wounds Received in Action at Gallipoli- Died in Hospital after evacuation to Egypt ),

Raymond Charles- 1380- Royal Australian Navy,

Talbot Reginald- 1868- Australian Flying Corps.