Bunbury – Wellington District Western Australia
FIRST PERIOD OF SERVICE – SERVICE NUMBER 6.
06/02/1915- Application for Enlistment at Keswick, SA, Attestation signed at Oaklands, SA then joined 27th Battalion at Base Depot
31/05/1915-Embarked Adelaide, SA aboard ” Geelong ” bound for Egypt
28/06/1915- Disembarked Alexandria ex Australia to Overseas Training Depot
04/09/1915- Embarked Alexandria with Mediterranean Expeditionary Forces bound for Gallipoli
10/01/1916- Disembarked Mudros
21/01/1916-Admitted No. 2 Aust Gen Hospital Ghezireh ( Tonsillitis/Laryngitis ) ex 7th Field Ambulance Tel-el-Kebir Egypt
25/01/1916- Discharged from Hospital
26/01/1916- Admitted to British Red Cross Hospital Montazah, Egypt
14/02/1916- Transferred to Convaescent Hospital Helouan Egypt
24/02/1916- Transferred to No. 1 Australian Genereal Hospital Heliopolis Egypt
03/03/1916- To No. 2 Aux Hospital Heliopolis ( Phthisis- Pulmonary Tunberculosis )
12/03/1916-Admitted No. 1 Aux Hospital Heliopolis
11/04/1916- Embarked Alexandria for Return to Australia aboard *Runic*
7/05/1916- Disembarked Fremantle WA ex Egypt & admitted to No. 8 Australian General Hospital
10/05/1916- Medical Board Report completed at No. 8 AGH Fremantle WA
21/08/1916- Approval of Discharge from Service ( Medically Unfit for period of 3 Months ).
21/10/1916- Official Discharge from 27th Battalion.
SECOND PERIOD OF SERVICE – SERVICE NUMBER – 3379
27/02/1917- Application for enlistment and Preliminary Medical Examination at Perth, WA
05/03/1917- Medical Examination at Blackboy Hill WA and joined 8th Reinforcements 44th Battalion
29/06/1917- Embarked Fremantle WA aboard ” Borda ” bound for England
25/08/1917- Disembarked Plymouth England ex Australia
26/08/1917- To 11th Training Battalion Larkhill England
05/11/1917- To 10th Training Battalion Sutton Mandeville England
18/12/1917- Proceeded Overseas to Australian Infantry Base Depot Rouelles France ex Southampton ex Sutton Mandeville
24/12/1917- Taken on Strength 44th Battalion in the field France
04/07/1918- Killed in Action at Villers Brettoneux France.
SERVICE MEDALS AWARDED
1914/15 Star – No. 22874
British War Medal – No. 13097
Victory Medal – No. 13038
Memorial Plaque/Scroll – No. 347578.