05/03/1916- Completed Application to Enlist & Medical Examination Busselton/Bunbury WA
30/03/1916- To No. 58 Depot Company Blackboy Hill WA as Private
11/04/1916- To 4th Reinforcements 51st Battalion Bunbury WA
09/08/1916- Embarked Fremantle WA aboard ” Miltiades ” bound for England
25/09/1916- Disembarked Plymouth EnglandĀ  to 13th Training Battalion Rollestone England
27/10/1916- Transferred to 44th Battalion England ex Hospital
18/11/1916- Admitted Fargo Military Hospital ( Influenza )
23/11/1916- Rejoined Unit England ex Hospital
20/12/1916- Proceeded Overseas 3rd Australian Division Base Depot Etaples France ex Folkestone England
26/01/1917- Rejoined Battalion in the field France ex Base Depot
04/03/1917- Detached to 3rd Division School Etaples France
11/03/1917- Rejoined Battalion in the field France ex School
17/05/1917- Admitted 10th Stationary Hospital St. Omer France ( Sick ) ex 11th Australian Field Ambulance
29/05/1917- Rejoined Battalion in the field France ex Hospital
08/06/1917- Wounded in Action France ( Severe Gunshot Wound Abdomen/Chest )
15/06/1917- Admitted 18th General Hospital Camiers France ex 2nd Casualty Clearing Station
26/06/1917- Evacuated/Admitted Horton City of London War Hospital
21/09/1917- Transferred 1st Australian Aux Hospital Harefield England
29/09/1917- Granted Leave England
11/10/1917- To No.2 Command Depot Weymouth England
21/12/1917- Embarked England aboard ” Persic ” for Return To Australia
04/02/1918- Disembarked Fremantle WA
08/03/1918- Discharged from Service ( Medically Unfit ).

SERVICE MEDALS AWARDED

British War Medal – No. 13323

Victory Medal – N0. 13101.

 

BROTHERS ALSO SERVED

BOVELL, CPL. Roy Herbert- 1721- 48th Battalion

BOVELL, Second Lieut. Vernon Llewellyn- 381- 12th Battalion- Killed in Action, Belgium,

BOVELL, Pte. William Allan – 4248- 48th Battalion