22/01/1916- Completed Medical Examination Bunbury WA
29/03/1916-To 58 Depot Company  as Private
11/04/1916-To 51st Battalion 4th Reinforcements Bunbury WA
26/09/1916-To 13th Training Battalion Codford Rollestone England ex Australia
13/11/1916-Admitted Sutton Veny Hospital England ( Sick )
27/11/1916-Rejoined 13th Training Battalion Codford
16/01/1917-Proceeded Overseas 4th Aust Division Base Depot Etaples France ex Folkestone ex Codford
22/01/1917-Joined 51st Battalion in the field France
9/04/1917-Wounded in Action France ( Gunshot Wound Head & Rib Abrasions ) -Severe Contusions as result of being buried by Shell Explosion
16/04/1917-Admitted 1st Aust General Hospital Rouen France ex 13 Aust Field Ambulance ex 49 Casualty Clearing Station
4/05/1917-Evacuated/Admitted Richmond Military Hospital England ex Rouen France
19/05/1917-Admitted 1st Aust Aux Hospital Harefield England
8/08/1917-To No. 3 Command Depot Hurdcott England
23/08/1917-To Overseas Training Brigade Perham Downs
24/08/1917-Admitted Delhi Hospital Tidworth England ( Lumbago )
10/10/1917-To Military Command Depot Sutton Veny
15/10/1917-Admitted Brigade Hospital Sutton Veny ( Sciatica )
20/10/1917-Rejoined Military Command Depot Sutton Veny
26/10/1917-Admitted Sutton Veny Hospital ( Rheumatism/Influenza )
9/11/1917-To Training Depot Sutton Veny ex Hospital
29/12/1917-To Overseas Training Brigade Longbridge Deverill
24/01/1918-To No. 1 Command Depot Sutton Veny
9/02/1918-To No. 2 Command Depot Weymouth England for Return to Australia
17/06/1918-Embarked England for Australia per “Matatua” ( Injured Lower Back )
8/08/1918-Disembarked Australia
4/12/1918-Discharged from Service ( Medically Unfit )

 

Service Medals Awarded

 

British War Medal – No. 13124

Victory Medal – No. 12926

 

Soldier’s Brother also served

4459- BACK, Henry William РPte Р11th Battalion РServed Egypt,  Western Front,  England РDischarged 2/11/1917 ( Medically Unfit ).