Bunbury – Wellington District Western Australia
22/10/1914- Completed Medical Examination Bunbury WA
27/11/1914- To Australian Light Horse Reinforcements Claremont as ACTING CORPORAL
13/03/1915- To Overseas Training Base Egypt
16/05/1915- Embarked Alexandria Egypt with Mediterranean Expeditionary Forces for Gallipoli Peninsula
9/09/1915- Admitted 25th Casualty Clearing Station Imbros ( Diarrhoea )
16/09/1915- Discharged to Base Depot ex Sickness
27/09/1915- Evacuated/Admitted St Pauls Hospital Malta ( Myalgia )
9/10/1915- Transferred/Admitted Ghain Tuffieha Hospital Malta
30/10/1915- Evacuated/Admitted Military Hospital Fulham England ( Dysentry )
27/01/1916- Returned to Duty with 10th Light Horse Regiment
26/02/1916- Admitted 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital Bulford England ( Sick )
29/03/1916- Rejoined Unit England ex Sick
28/06/1916- To No. 1 Command Depot Perham Downs England ex Monte Video Camp Weymouth England
6/09/1916- Transferred 16th Battalion Parkhouse England
23/09/1916- Proceeded Overseas 4th Australian Division Base Depot Etaples France ex 4th Training Battalion England
4/10/1916- Joined 16th Battalion in the field France ex Base Depot
18/02/1917- Appointed LANCE CORPORAL in the field France
25/02/1917- Congratulations by Commander for Very Satisfactory Result at 11th Course 1st Anzac Corps School France
11/04/1917- Reported Wounded ( Machine Gun Wounds penetrating Left Knee & Left Shoulder ) Captured & Taken as PRISONER OF WAR Reincourt/Bapaume France
6/07/1917- Interred Limbury Laz. Germany
21/12/1917- Officially Reported as being taken PRISONER OF WAR
13/05/1918- Repatriated PRISONER OF WAR arrived England ex Holland & Admitted King George’s Hospital England ( Knee )
10/06/1918- Admitted 3rd Australian Aux Hospital Dartford England
18/06/1918- To No. 2 Command Depot Weymouth England
9/07/1918- Admitted 1st Australian Aux Hospital Harefield England
4/09/1918- Transferred Littlemoor Camp Weymouth England
30/09/1918- Admitted Camp Hospital ( Sick )
13/10/1918- To No. 2 Command Depot Weymouth England
17/10/1918- Admitted Hospital Weymouth England
30/11/1918- Discharged to No. 2 Command Depot Weymouth England ex Sickness
14/12/1918- Embarked England for Australia per ” Burma ” ( Left Leg Fracture )
22/01/1919- Disembarked Fremantle & Admitted No. 8 Australian General Hospital Fremantle
25/12/1919- Discharged from Service ( Medically Unfit )
PRISONER OF WAR – RED CROSS FILES SUMMARY
10/07/1917– From London- ” Wounded & Missing 11/04/1917- Prisoner of War- Interred Limburg a/Lahn,- Captured Bapaume 11/04/1917 ” Certified by Information from German List dated 16/06/1917.
3/08/1917– From London- ” Prisoner of War- Transferred to Reserve Lazarette ILL- Johannistal Stettin “. Certified by Information by Post Card from Man to A.I.F. Headquarters dated 8/06/1917.
7/08/1917- From London ” Prisoner of War- Reserve Laz Johannistal Stettin- My wounds are improving nicely although I am still a bed patient, this the 10th week ( Still smiling ) “. Certified by information by Post Card from man dated 13/06/1917.
19/11/1917– From London- ” Prisoner of War- Interned Reserve Lazarett Stettin- My wounds are progressing favourably “. Extract Post Card received from Man dated 8/10/1917.
26/02/1918– From London- ” Prisoner of War- Interned Stettin- My Wounds are well now “. Certified by extract from Post Card from man dated 12/01/1918.
14/05/1918– From London- ” Repatriated Prisoner of War- Arrived England Admitted King George Hospital 13/05/1918 “.
Local I.D. – Bunbury Herald.