Bunbury – Wellington District Western Australia
26/07/1915- To 17 Depot as Private
1/08/1915- To 16th Battalion 9th Reinforcements
8/01/1916- Joined Battalion in the field Ismailia Egypt
3/03/1916- Admitted Australian Dermatological Hospital Abbassia Egypt ( Sickness )
25/03/1916- Discharged to Overseas Base Zeitoun Egypt ex Hospital
2/04/1916- Rejoined Unit in the field Egypt ex Base Depot
20/04/1916- Admitted 4th Field Hospital Serapeum Egypt ( Sickness ) ex 13th Australian Field Ambulance
10/05/1916- Rejoined Unit in the field Egypt ex Sickness
12/08/1916- Wounded in Action France ( Gunshot Wound Head )
13/08/1916- Admitted 13th General Hospital Boulogne France ex 37th Field Ambulance ex Ambulance Train
16/08/1916- Transferred 1st Convalescent Depot Boulogne France
21/08/1916- To 4th Australian Division Base Depot Etaples France ex Hospital
11/09/1916- Rejoined Battalion in the field France ex Base Depot
11/04/1917- Reported MISSING IN ACTION France
11/04/1917- Repoted Captured Reincourt France and taken PRISONER OF WAR – Interred DULMEN Germany
9/12/1918- Repatriated POW Arrived Ripon England & Granted Leave.
17/01/1919- To No. 2 Command Depot Weymouth England
21/06/1919- Embarked England for Australia per ” Konigin Louise ” ( With wife & 1 Child )
2/08/1919- Disembarked Fremantle
25/09/1919- Discharged from Service
PRISONER OF WAR- RED CROSS FILES SUMMARY
10/07/1917- London- From German List Dated 16/06/1917- ” Missing 11/04/1917- Prisoner of War- Interred Dulmen from Lille- Captured Reincourt 11/04/1917 “.
1/11/1917- London- From German List dated 12/10/1917- : Prisoner of War- Transferred Heilsberg from Dulmen “
29/11/1917- London- Extract from letter dated 1/11/1917- “Prisoner of War- Interred Heilsberg- I am quite well and receiving my parcels regularly “.
5/04/1918- London – From Postcard dated 10/02/1918- ” Prisoner of War- Interred Heilsberg- I am quite well “.
5/11/1918- London- From Postcard dated 8/09/1918- ” Prisoner of War- Interred Heilsberg ” Have received all my clothing ( Uniform, underclothing, boots and shoes ) Three sets of Books to hand. I am quite well “.
16/12/1918- London- Certified List from AIF Headquarters dated 12/12/1918- ” Repatriated Prisoner of War- Arrived Hull 9/12/1918. Arrived London 11/12/1918 “.