Previous Service 11th Australian Infantry Forces – 3 Years
21/06/1915- Completed Medical Examination Perth WA
21/06/1915- To 28th Battalion 3rd Reinforcements Blackboy Hill WA as Private
25/09/1915- to Overseas Training Base Egypt
12/10/1915- Embarked Alexandria Egypt with Mediterranean Expeditionary Forces for Gallipoli Peninsula
17/10/1915-  Joined 28th Battalion  in the field Gallipoli Turkey
11/11/1915- Admitted 13th Casualty Clearing Station Gallipoli ( Influenza )
17/11/1915- Returned to Duty Gallipoli ex Sickness
10/01/1916- Disembarked Alexandria Egypt ex Mudros ex Gallipoli
21/03/1916- Disembarked Marseilles France ex Alexandria Egypt
30/04/1916- Admitted 6th Field Ambulance France ( Influenza )
3/05/1916- Returned to Duty in the field France ex Sickness
6-7/06/1916- Tom Dedman was one of a party of 5 Officers and 59 Troops who left their trenches , crossed No Man’s Land and raided German Trenches in the first Australian Action on the Western Front. This group of men have become famously well  known as the ” BLACK ANZACS “.
28/06/1916- Admitted No. 9 Stationary Hospital Havre France ( Sick ) ex 8th Casualty Clearing Station ex No. 1 Convalescent Depot Boulogne France
9/08/1916- Transferred/Admitted No. 18 General Hospital Camiers France
29/07/1916- 5/09/1916- With 28th Battalion in action near Pozieres France
14/08/1916- Discharged to 2nd Australian Division Base Depot Etaples France ex Sickness
17/08/1916- Returned to Duty in the field France ex Sickness
6/09/1916- With 28th Battalion in Action Belgium
October 1916- With 28th Battalion in Action Ypres and Dernacourt
5/11/1916- KILLED IN ACTION ( Battle of Ancre Heights- Flers/Rouen France)



*** Thanks to Peter Dedman of Bunbury for identifying his Great Uncle , Tom Dedman for inclusion on this Centenary of Gallipoli Project ***.