21/01/1916- To 46 Depot Company as Private
1/02/1916- To Field Ambulance Reinforcements
10/09/1916- To Australian Army Medical Corps Training Depot No. 2 Camp Parkhouse England
16/10/1916- Transferred to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital Bulford Englandex Training Depot
23/10/1917- Medical Board Report Bulford England ( Myocarditis-Recommended Permanently Medically Unfit for Active Service )
17/04/1918- To No. 2 Command Depot Weymouth England for Return to Australia
17/06/1918- Embarked England for Australia per ” Matatua ” as Nursing Staff
8/08/1918- Disembarked Australia
4/09/1918- Discharged from Service ( Medically Unfit- Debility/Rheumatism/Chest Emphysema )

John Atherton had 8 Children at the time of his Enlistment.