Bunbury – Wellington District Western Australia
13/07/1916- Completed Application for Enlistment & Preliminary Medical Examination Busselton WA
31/07/1916- To No. 80 Depot Blackboy Hill WA as Private
8/08/1916- To 23rd Reinforcements 16th Battalion Blackboy Hill
4/09/1916- To 22nd Reinforcements 16th Battalion Blackboy Hill
9/11/1916- Embarked Fremantle WA aboard ” Argyllshire ” bound for England
10/01/1917- Disembarked Devonport England ex Australia to 4th Training Battalion Codford
22/01/1917- Admitted Parkhouse Hospital England ( Mumps )
12/02/1917- Discharged Hospital to 4th Training Battalion Codford
3/05/1917- Proceeded Overseas 4th Australian Division Base Depot Etaples France ex Folkestone ex Codford
7/05/1917- Taken on Strength 16th Battalion in the field France
16/08/1917- Wounded in Action France ( Shell Wound Right Hand ) admitted 4th Australian Field Ambulance
22/08/1917- Transferred to 12th Australian Field Ambulance
7/09/1917- Rejoined 16th Battalion in the field France ex Wounded
19/10/1917- Wounded in Action France ( Gunshot Wound Left Knee )
20/10/1917- Admitted 7th Canadian General Hospital Etaples France ex 4th New Zealand Field Ambulance ex 3rd Australian Field Ambulance
20/11/1917- Transferred to No. 6 Convalescent Depot Etaples France
28/11/1917- Transferred to No. 5 Convalescent Depot Cayeux France
16/01/1918- Discharged to Australian Infantry Base Depot Havre France
6/03/1918- To No. 2 Command Depot Weymouth England ex Australian Infantry Base Depot Havre France ( Age & Rheumatism )
17/06/1918- Embarked England aboard ” Matatua ” bound for Australia
4/09/1918- Discharged from Service ( Medically Unfit – Premature Senility ).
SOLDIER’S DEATH FOLLOWING DISCHARGE FROM SERVICE
Date/Time of Death – 20/02/1921 at 11.30pm.
Place of Death- No. 8 Australian General Hospital Fremantle WA
Cause of Death- Suppurative Hepatitis/Exhaustion
Fremantle Cemetery WA – Church of England Section, Plot AA, Grave No. 884.
SERVICE MEDALS AWARDED
British War Medal – No. 51767
Victory Medal – No. 51121.
Australian War Memorial Canberra ACT – Panel No. 78.